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Ethnobiology

Author: E N Anderson
Publisher: Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Ethnobiology is the study of relationships between particular ethnic groups, or cultures, and their plant and animal environments. This is the single authoritative source on ethnobiology, from the leading members of the Society for Ethnobiology. It covers the entire field, including laboratory biology, medical anthropology, archaeological, ethnological, and linguistic approaches. This unique text allows students to
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E N Anderson
ISBN: 9780470547854 0470547855 9781118015872 1118015878 9781118015858 1118015851 9781118015865 111801586X
OCLC Number: 823714889
Description: ix, 399 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1 Ethnobiology: Overview of a Growing Field 1 --
2 History of Ethnobiology 15 --
3 Ethics in Ethnobiology: History, International Law and Policy, and Contemporary Issues 27 --
4 From Researcher to Parmer: Ethical Challenges and Issues Facing the Ethnobiological Researcher 51 --
5 The World According to Is'a: Combining Empiricism and Spiritual Understanding in Indigenous Ways of Knowing 65 --
6 Ethnozoology 83 --
7 Ethnobiology, Historical Ecology, the Archaeofaunal Record, and Interpreting Human Landscapes 97 --
8 Ethnobiology as a Bridge between Science and Ethics: An Applied Paleozoological Perspective 115 --
9 Ethnobotany: The Study of People-Plant Relationships 133 --
10 Reconstructing Past Life-Ways with Plants I: Subsistence and Other Daily Needs 149 --
11 Reconstructing Past Life-Ways with Plants II: Human-Environment and Human-Human Interactions 173 --
12 History and Current Trends of Ethnobiological Research in Europe 189 --
13 Ethnomycology: Fungi and Mushrooms in Cultural Entanglements 213 --
14 Ethnoecological Approaches to Integrating Theory and Method in Ethnomedical Research 231 --
15 Assessments of Indigenous Peoples' Traditional Food and Nutrition Systems 249 --
16 Ethnoecology and Landscapes 267 --
17 Traditional Resource and Environmental Management 285 --
18 Ethnobiology and Agroecology 305 --
19 Linguistic Ethnobiology 319 --
20 Cognitive Studies in Ethnobiology: What Can We Learn About the Mind as Well as Human Environmental Interaction? 335 --
21 The Symbolic Uses of Plants 351 --
22 Learning Ethnobiology: Creating Knowledge and Skills about the Living World 371.
Responsibility: edited by E.N. Anderson [and others].

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