Ethnobiology and Biocultural Diversity

Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Ethnobiology

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Pages: 736

Trim size: 6.125in x 9.250in



Pub Date: 01/25/2002

ISBN: 9-780-8203-2349-7

List Price: $65.95

Ethnobiology and Biocultural Diversity

Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Ethnobiology

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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.

Adebowale Adebiyi

Eugene N. Anderson

B. Campbell

Michelle L. Cocks

Darron A. Collins

L. A. Cormier

D. Cozzo

Marta Crivos

Memory Elvin-Lewis

Mary W. Eubanks

Lina M. Ferreira

C. T. Fowler

Frank Alexander Hamill

S. Heckler

Elisabeth Hildebrand

M. J. Huft

Eugene S. Hunn

Christine Sophie Kabuye

Fassil Kebebew

Larry A. Kuznar

David L. Lentz

Roberto X. De Lima

Judy Logback

C. Mapes

Andrea Martinez-Balleste

Mbololwa Mbikusita-Lewanika

L. Merculieff

Elisabeth Motte-Florac

Gary P. Nabhan

Dario Novellino

Pei S.

Andrea Pieroni

Jose Manuel Pino Moreno

J. Campbell Plowden

María Lelia Pochettino

Julieta Ramos-Elorduy

John H. Rashford

N. Ross

Glenn H. Shepard

Djaja Djendoel Soejarto

J. A. T. Sorensen

David J. Stephenson

S. M. H. Stone

L. E. Storm

Tamara Ticktin

Victor M. Toledo

Christian R. Vogl

Brigitte N. Vogl-Lukasser

Wang Y.

Werner Wilbert

R. Raghavendra Rao

Gail E. Wagner

About the Author/Editor

John R. Stepp (Editor)
JOHN R. STEPP teaches in the anthropology department at the University of Georgia and is a research associate in the university's laboratories of ethnobiology. Stepp is also founding editor of the Journal of Ecological Anthropology.

Felice S. Wyndham (Editor)
FELICE WYNDHAM is working on her Ph.D. in anthropology at the University of Georgia.

Rebecca K. Zarger (Editor)
REBECCA K. ZARGER conducts ethnobiological research in Belize and is currently coeditor of the Journal of Ecological Anthropology.