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Ethnobiology: Implications and Applications: Proceedings of the First International Congress of Ethnobiology (Belem, 1988)

Proceedings

Edited By: DA Posey and LW Overal

225 pages, 2 volumes (363/255 pages each), illus

Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi

Paperback | Dec 1990 | #11746 | ISBN: 8570980205
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NHBS Price: £103.00 $131/€123 approx

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Vitally important publication on the subject of ethnobiology - the relationships between humans and nature. Based on this conference held in Brazil, it contains papers contributed by scientists from around the world, but concentrates on the indigenous peoples of the Amazon. Split into three sections, - ethnobiology in theory and practice, ethnozoology, and ethnobotany, its findings and suggestions have implications for all areas of conservation and sustainable development of natural resources.


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