10. Reconstructing Past Life-Ways with Plants I: Subsistence and Other Daily Needs

  1. E. N. Anderson3,
  2. D. Pearsall4,
  3. E. Hunn5 and
  4. N. Turner6
  1. Karen R. Adams1 and
  2. Susan J. Smith2

Published Online: 7 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch10

Ethnobiology

Ethnobiology

How to Cite

Adams, K. R. and Smith, S. J. (2011) Reconstructing Past Life-Ways with Plants I: Subsistence and Other Daily Needs, in Ethnobiology (eds E. N. Anderson, D. Pearsall, E. Hunn and N. Turner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

  3. 5

    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, USA

  4. 6

    School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, Cortez, CO, USA

  2. 2

    Bilby Research Center, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470547854

Online ISBN: 9781118015872

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Keywords:

  • reconstructing past life-ways with plants I - subsistence and other daily needs;
  • criteria, inferring ethnobotanical resources - archaeological contexts, pollen taxa abundant;
  • archaeobotany, archaeology and botany - critical ethnobiological principles, biodiversity and sustainability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods

  • Case Studies and Examples

  • Discussion

  • References