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Native American ethnobotany

Author: Daniel E Moerman
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 1998. ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Native American Ethnobotany is a comprehensive account of the plants used by Native American peoples for medicine, food, and other purposes. The author, anthropologist Daniel E. Moerman, has devoted more than 25 years to the compilation of the ethnobotanical knowledge slowly gathered over the course of many centuries and recorded in hundreds of firsthand studies of American Indians made over the past 150 years.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel E Moerman
ISBN: 0881924539 9780881924534
OCLC Number: 38002531
Awards: Winner of Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries Annual Literature Award: General Interest 2000
Description: 927 pages ; 29 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Plant use by Native Americans. Plants used as drugs ; Plants used as foods ; Plants used as fibers and dyes ; Plants with other uses ; Conclusions on usages ; Sources of information on plant usages ; Plant usage categories ; Native Americans --
Organization of the information in Native American ethnobotany. Scientific plant names ; Common plant names ; Ethnobotanical information --
Catalog of plants --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Plant usage indexes. Index of tribes ; Index of usages --
Plant name indexes. Index of synonyms ; Index of common names.
Responsibility: Daniel E. Moerman.
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A compilation of the plants used by North American native people for medicine, food, fiber, dye, and a host of other things. It gathers together the accumulated ethnobotanical knowledge on more than  Read more...

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Daniel Moerman's massive work, long anticipated by ethnobiologists and anthropologists, is striking... Its pages are brimming with the most complete explication of Native Americans ... and their Read more...

 
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