The Cultural History of Plants: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Cultural History of Plants

1st Edition

Edited by Sir Ghillean Prance, Mark Nesbitt

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460 pages | 86 B/W Illus.

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This valuable reference will be useful for both scholars and general readers. It is both botanical and cultural, describing the role of plant in social life, regional customs, the arts, natural and covers all aspects of plant cultivation and migration and covers all aspects of plant cultivation and migration. The text includes an explanation of plant names and a list of general references on the history of useful plants.

Reviews

"This volume covers all aspects of plant cultivation and migration. The text includes an explanation of plant names and a list of general references on the history of useful plants." -- SciTech Book News

"This study in ethno-botany will serve programs in anthropology, history, biology, and agriculture." -- Lawrence Looks at Books, Gale Reference Reviews

"The distinguished authors have gathered much valuable information into this book… Each chapter provides many references to the literature… Highly recommended." -- Choice

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
GAR018000
GARDENING / Reference
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
REF010000
REFERENCE / Encyclopedias
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany