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Ethnobiology and Biocultural Diversity: Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Ethnobiology
     

Ethnobiology and Biocultural Diversity: Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Ethnobiology

by John Stepp, Felice S. Wyndham, Rebecca K. Zarger, Adebowale Adebiyi, Eugene N. Anderson
 

ISBN-10: 0820323497

ISBN-13: 9780820323497

Pub. Date: 01/25/2002

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

The most comprehensive collection of papers in the field to date, this volume presents state-of-the-art research and commentary from more than fifty of the world's leading ethnobiologists. Covering a wide range of ecosystems and world regions, the papers center on global change and the relationships among traditional knowledge, biological diversity, and cultural

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The most comprehensive collection of papers in the field to date, this volume presents state-of-the-art research and commentary from more than fifty of the world's leading ethnobiologists. Covering a wide range of ecosystems and world regions, the papers center on global change and the relationships among traditional knowledge, biological diversity, and cultural diversity.

Specific themes include the acquisition, persistence, and loss of traditional ecological knowledge; intellectual property rights and benefits sharing; ethnobiological classification; medical ethnobotany; ethnoentomology; ethnobiology and natural resource management; homegardens; and agriculture and traditional knowledge.

The volume will be of interest to scholars in anthropology, ecology, and related fields and also to professionals in conservation and indigenous rights organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820323497
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
01/25/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.65(d)

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