Amazonian ethnobotanical dictionary by James A. Duke

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, Fla .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Peru,
  • Amazon River Valley

Subjects:

  • Ethnobotany -- Peru -- Dictionaries.,
  • Ethnobotany -- Amazon River Valley -- Dictionaries.,
  • Botany, Economic -- Peru -- Dictionaries.,
  • Botany, Economic -- Amazon River Valley -- Dictionaries.,
  • Medicinal plants -- Peru -- Dictionaries.,
  • Medicinal plants -- Amazon River Valley -- Dictionaries.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-215) and index.

Book details

StatementJames Alan Duke, Rodolfo Vasquez.
ContributionsVásquez, Rodolfo
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN564.P4 D85 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination215 p. :
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1077200M
ISBN 100849336643
LC Control Number94000390

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Of interest to pharmaceutical, nutritional, and biomedical research, as well alternative therapies and herbal products. James A. Duke (4 April – 10 December ) was an American botanist.

He was the author of numerous publications on botanical medicine, including the CRC Handbook of Medicinal was well known for his bestseller, The Green Pharmacy. He developed the Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases at the USDA. The dictionary of sacred and magical plants.

Translated by John Baker. Santa Barbara, Calif., ABC-CLIO, p. Rev. translation of Lexikon der Zauberpflanzen. Bibliography: p. GRR Selected guidelines for ethnobotanical research: a field manual. Edited by Miguel N.

Alexiades, with assistance from Jennie Wood Sheldon. Both of these authors were for many years researching several regions of the Amazon. Among other important persons of contemporary ethnobotanical research in Amazonia we should at least mention (and thus direct your interest to their publications) Reiner W.

Bussmann and James A. Duke. Figure 1. Richard Evans Schultes in Amazonia in the s. The Words of a Peruvian Healer, North Atlantic Books, Richmond, California, CALVO, Cesar, The Three Halves of Ino Moxo: Teachings of the Wizard of the Upper Amazon, Inner Traditions,ISBN DUKE, James Alan, VASQUEZ, Rodolfo, Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary, CRC Press, ISBN Based on 25 years of research that combed every historical and anthropological record of Native American ways, this unprecedented culinary dictionary documents the food uses of plants by Native American tribes from early times to the present.

Like anthropologist Daniel E. Moerman’s previous volume, Native American Medicinal Plants, this extensive compilation draws on the same 5/5(1). Author: Daniel F. Austin Publisher: CRC Press ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs Category: Health & Fitness Languages: en Pages: View: Book Description: Winner of the Klinger Book Award Presented by The Society for Economic a Ethnobotany provides a cross-cultural examination of how the states native plants have been used by.

Based on 25 years of research that combed every historical and anthropological record of Native American ways, this unprecedented culinary dictionary documents the food uses of plants by Native American tribes from early times to the present.

Like anthropologist Daniel E. Moerman's previous volume, Native American Medicinal Plants, this extensive compilation draws on the same research.

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In Native American Medicinal Plants, anthropologist Daniel E. Moerman describes the medicinal use of more than plants by Native American tribes. Information—adapted from the same research used to create the monumental Native American Ethnobotany—includes 82 categories of medicinal uses, ranging from analgesics, contraceptives, gastrointestinal aids, hypotensive medicines.

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Donna. Records of Traditional Use Selected Bibliography Ampofo, O.,“Plants that heal” World Health, The Magazine of the World Health Organization, Nov: Biography. James "Jim" A. Duke, Ph.D was born in Birmingham, received his doctorate in botany from the University of North Carolina in While in college he played in Dixieland Jazz Band.

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