5 edition of Plants, people, and culture found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -218) and index.
|Statement||Michael J. Balick, Paul Alan Cox.|
|Series||Scientific American Library series ;, no. 60|
|Contributions||Cox, Paul Alan.|
|LC Classifications||GN476.73 .B35 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 228 p. :|
|Number of Pages||228|
|LC Control Number||96006493|
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and culture book 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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