6. Ethnozoology

  1. E. N. Anderson1,
  2. D. Pearsall2,
  3. E. Hunn3 and
  4. N. Turner4
  1. Eugene S. Hunn

Published Online: 7 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch6

Ethnobiology

Ethnobiology

How to Cite

Hunn, E. S. (2011) Ethnozoology, in Ethnobiology (eds E. N. Anderson, D. Pearsall, E. Hunn and N. Turner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, USA

  4. 4

    School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria, USA

Author Information

  1. 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:

  • ethnozoology, local knowledge of fauna - culturally mediated relationships, communities of people and other animals;
  • “The Hunting Hypothesis” versus “Woman the Gatherer” - hunting, setting humans apart from apes;
  • ethnozoologists, hypothetical arguments - human impact on natural world

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition of Terms and Scope of the Field

  • A Brief History of Ethnozoological Investigations

  • Case Studies and Theoretical Issues

  • References