9. Ethnobotany: The Study of People–Plant Relationships

  1. E. N. Anderson3,
  2. D. Pearsall4,
  3. E. Hunn5 and
  4. N. Turner6
  1. Justin M. Nolan1 and
  2. Nancy J. Turner2

Published Online: 7 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch9

Ethnobiology

Ethnobiology

How to Cite

Nolan, J. M. and Turner, N. J. (2011) Ethnobotany: The Study of People–Plant Relationships, in Ethnobiology (eds E. N. Anderson, D. Pearsall, E. Hunn and N. Turner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch9

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

    Department of Anthropology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA

  2. 2

    School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada

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:

  • ethnobotany, study of people–plant relationships;
  • ethnobotanical praxis, Paleoethnobotany in understanding the past - Ötzi and Kwäday dän Ts'inchí;
  • ethnobotanists, role at community level - objective approaches, and data collection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Development of Ethnobotany

  • Methods in Ethnobotany

  • Classic Case Studies and their Contributions to Ethnobotanical Praxis

  • Conclusion

  • References