Ethnobiology / Edited by E.N. Anderson, D. Pearsall, E. Hunn, N. Turner
- Machine generated contents note: 1.Ethnobiology: Overview of a Growing Field -- 2.History of Ethnobiology -- 3.Ethics in Ethnobiology: History, International Law and Policy, and Contemporary Issues -- 4.From Researcher to Partner: Ethical Challenges and Issues Facing the Ethnobiological Researcher -- 5.The World According to Is'a: Combining Empiricism and Spiritual Understanding in Indigenous Ways of Knowing -- 6.Ethnozoology -- 7.Ethnobiology, Historical Ecology, the Archaeofaunal Record, and Interpreting Human Landscapes -- 8.Ethnobiology as a Bridge between Science and Ethics: An Applied Paleozoological Perspective -- 9.Ethnobotany: The Study of People-Plant Relationships -- 10.Reconstructing Past Life-Ways with Plants I: Subsistence and Other Daily Needs -- 11.Reconstructing Past Life-Ways with Plants II: Human-Environment and Human-Human Interactions -- 12.History and Current Trends of Ethnobiological Research in Europe -- 13.Ethnomycology: Fungi and Mushrooms in Cultural Entanglements -- 14.Ethnoecological Approaches to Integrating Theory and Method in Ethnomedical Research -- 15.Assessments of Indigenous Peoples' Traditional Food and Nutrition Systems -- 16.Ethnoecology and Landscapes -- 17.Traditional Resource and Environmental Management -- 18.Ethnobiology and Agroecology -- 19.Linguistic Ethnobiology -- 20.Cognitive Studies in Ethnobiology: What Can We Learn About the Mind as Well as Human Environmental Interaction? -- 21.The Symbolic Uses of Plants -- 22.Learning Ethnobiology: Creating Knowledge and Skills about the Living World.
- "This book covers the entire field, including laboratory biology, medical anthropology, archaeological, ethnological and liguistic approaches. Chapters are written by leading experts in the field, and where one clear thought leader exists, we have sought out that individual. This will be the most authoritative work in Ethnobiology for a long time to come and will not rapidly become utdated as it is likely to remain the classic in the field"--
"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"--
- 9780470547854 (pbk.)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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