Cultural History of Plants

Cultural History of Plants

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Baker & Taylor
Presents a history of the role plants have played in society, covering regional customs, the arts, and natural landscapes.

Taylor
& Francis Publishing

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.



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Beginning with the development of primates into hominids, this volume covers all aspects of plant cultivation and migration. The essays discuss wild and cultivated plants and all of the ways humans have used them. The final section considers the results of the human activities described in the previous sections in the context of the current environment. The contributors conclude that without more attention to preservation, humankind faces a massive wave of biological extinction. The text includes an explanation of plant names and a list of general references on the history of useful plants. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2005
ISBN: 9780415927468
0415927463
Characteristics: viii, 432 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Prance, Ghillean T. 1937-

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