Ancient Plants and People: Contemporary Trends in Archaeobotany

Contemporary Trends in Archaeobotany
University of Arizona Press
  • erscheint ca. am 30. Oktober 2016
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 328 Seiten
978-0-8165-3360-2 (ISBN)
Ancient Plants and People is a timely discussion of the global perspectives on archaeobotany and the rich harvest of knowledge it yields. Contributors examine the importance of plants to human culture over time and geographic regions and what it teaches of humans, their culture, and their landscapes.
  • Englisch
  • Tucson
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  • USA
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
53 figures, 27 tables
  • Höhe: 226 mm
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  • Breite: 150 mm
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  • Dicke: 18 mm
  • 454 gr
978-0-8165-3360-2 (9780816533602)
0816533601 (0816533601)
Marco Madella is an ICREA research professor in environmental archaeology at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and at the IMF--Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Barcelona, and he has been director of studies in archaeology and anthropology at St. Edmund's College (Cambridge).

Carla Lancelotti is a researcher at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.

Manon Savard is a professor of geography and archaeology at the Universit du Qu bec Rimouski, where she is a founding member of a laboratory of archaeology and heritage.
"Moving away from traditional archaeobotanical works that simply publish lists of plants, this book presents complex and sophisticated analyses of ethnobotanical data to provide a deeper understanding of people's relationship to flora in the past."--Choice

"Will find a place on the bookshelf of any serious ethnobotanist, and it clearly shows the value of ethnobotanical investigations for understanding agriculture and agrarian societies of the past."--Economic Botany

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