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Plants, People, and Culture

The Science of Ethnobotany (Scientific American Library Paperback)

by Michael J. Balick

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by W.H. Freeman & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & Farming,
  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Ethnobotany,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Anthropology - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7835477M
    ISBN 100716760274
    ISBN 109780716760276

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    Human uses of plants include both practical uses, such as for food, clothing, and medicine, and symbolic uses, such as in art, mythology and reliable provision of food through agriculture is the basis of study of plant uses by native peoples is ethnobotany, while economic botany focuses on modern cultivated plants. Plants are used in medicine, providing many. Plant People - Little Raina Studio, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra - Rated based on 31 Reviews "They were really accommodating and so easy /5(32).


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From the prehistoric use of plants by hunter-gatherers to contemporary development of therapeutic agents derived from plant compounds, plants have, and will continue to influence the Brand: Ethnobotanicals.

The and Culture book was written for the Scientific American Library, meaning that, much like the magazine, it is written for well-educated, but general audiences, and includes lots of excellent visuals.

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The relationship between plants and Culture book people is profound, affecting nearly every aspect of our lives. In this compelling new book, two of the world's leading ethnobotanists argue that the very roots of human culture are deeply intertwined with plants. Book Descriptions Ethnobotanists Cox and Balick share two decades of experience living with the indigenous peoples of Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Southeast Asia, conducting fieldwork in the study of how people use plants.

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It impresses on readers the value of plants in their lives and cultures and the critical need to conserve plant biodiversity for future generations." -- Nature "Thorough in scope, elegant in execution, far-reaching in its implications for conservation, this is a book that students and teachers of ethnobotany, as well as others interested in the.

The relationship between plants and people is discussed in the following chapters: (1) People and plants, including the traditional use of medicinal plants by indigenous peoples, the use of medicinal plants in the past and present, and the role that ethnobotany can play today; (2) Plants that heal, including the history of quinine (extracted from Cinchona), a list of 50 drugs extracted from Cited by: publications that will follow it as part of the Plants and People of Micronesia Project — will serve many constituencies, including those working in science, culture, conservation, resource management, public health, and education.

We would like to thank the reviewers of this book for their comments and Balick 10 11/17/08 PM. Plants, people and culture in the villages of Oikull and Ibobang, Republic of Palau 79 terra australis 35 plants were used for food, recreation, art and medicine for primary care.

A Tree Is a Plant Here’s a wondrous book about trees, explaining that like the smaller plants and flowers that children see, a tree is also a plant – just a really big one. This book looks at the tree’s lifecycle through the four seasons for an overall view. Plant Cell and Tissue Culture gives an exhaustive account of plant cell culture and genetic transformation, including detailed chapters on all major field and plantation crops.

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This is a fascinating book based on the intrinsic merits of its field of study, yet, in subtle ways, appropriate for review by a journal such as Peace Research.

Ethnobotany is the study of the multiple relationships between plants and people, with a focus on the influence of plants on human culture.

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