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Plants, health and healing : on the interface of ethnobotany and medical anthropology

Author: Elisabeth Hsu; Stephen Harris
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, ©2010.
Series: Epistemologies of healing, v. 6
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Plants have cultural histories, and their culturally known applications change through time and across contexts. The impact of individual plant species on human cultures has been profound, whether it  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Hsu; Stephen Harris
ISBN: 9781845450601 1845450604
OCLC Number: 779180809
Description: xi, 316 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations List of Tables List of Contributors Introduction Elisabeth Hsu History Editorial introduction Stephen Harris Chapter 1. Non-native plants and their medicinal uses Stephen Harris Chapter 2. Qinghao .. (Herba Artemisiae annuae) in the Chinese materia medica Elisabeth Hsu (in consultation with Frederic Obringer) Anthropology Editorial introduction Stephen Harris Chapter 3. Shamanic plants and gender in the Peruvian Upper Amazon Francoise Barbira Freedman Chapter 4. Persons, plants and relations: treating childhood illness in a western Kenyan village P. Wenzel Geissler and Ruth J. Prince Plant Portraits Editorial introduction Stephen Harris Chapter 5. East goes West. Ginkgo biloba and Dementia Sir John Grimley Evans Chapter 6. Medicinal, stimulant and ritual plant use: an ethnobotany of caffeine-containing plants Caroline S. Weckerle, Verena Timbul and Philip Blumenshine Index
Series Title: Epistemologies of healing, v. 6
Responsibility: edited by Elisabeth Hsu and Stephen Harris.

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