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Pac.GN476.73.B35 1996
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TITLE: Plants, people, and culture : the science of ethnobotany / Michael J. Balick, Paul Alan Cox.
AUTHOR: Balick, Michael J., 1952-
PUBLISHED: New York : Scientific American Library, 1996.
DESCRIPTION: ix, 228 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 25 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-218) and index.
NOTES: Studies the interactions of plants and people, arguing that plants, especially those used by indigenous people around the world, have influenced the course of human nature, and providing examples such as the adaptation of arrow poisons in the development of anesthetics.
NOTES: Interest level: Adult
SUBJECT: Ethnobotany.
SUBJECT: Botany--Folklore.
ADDED ENTRY: Cox, Paul Alan.
ADDED ENTRY: Plants of Chuuk.

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