399 pages, 8 colour plates, b/w photos, b/w illustrations
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 begin doing guided research in any area of ethnobiology, from archaeoethnozoology to ethnomycology. It is suitable for advanced-level ethnobotany, ethnobiology, and archaeologically related courses, as well as research institutes.
Featured are clear, distinctive treatments of areas such as ethnozoology, linguistic ethnobiology, traditional education, ethnoecology, and indigenous perspectives. (Environment Guru, 29 September 2011)
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