19. Linguistic Ethnobiology 319 v 20. Cognitive Studies in Ethnobiology: What Can We Learn About the Mind as Well as Human Environmental Interaction?

  1. E. N. Anderson2,
  2. D. Pearsall3,
  3. E. Hunn4 and
  4. N. Turner5
  1. Eugene S. Hunn4 and
  2. Cecil H. Brown1

Published Online: 7 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch19

Ethnobiology

Ethnobiology

How to Cite

Hunn, E. S. and Brown, C. H. (2011) Linguistic Ethnobiology 319 v 20. Cognitive Studies in Ethnobiology: What Can We Learn About the Mind as Well as Human Environmental Interaction?, in Ethnobiology (eds E. N. Anderson, D. Pearsall, E. Hunn and N. Turner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

  3. 4

    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, USA

  4. 5

    School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Anthropology, University of Northern Illinois, DeKalb, IL, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, 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:

  • linguistic ethnobiology, fieldwork - learning names, people use in talking about plants and animals;
  • names for biological things - differing from personal names;
  • folk classification and nomenclature differences - across societal types

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Names, the Foundation of Linguistic Ethnobiology

  • Classifications, Folk and Scientific

  • References