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ETHNOBOTANY OF INDIA, VOLUME 2: WESTERN GHATS AND WEST COAST OF PENINSULAR INDIA
Título:
ETHNOBOTANY OF INDIA, VOLUME 2: WESTERN GHATS AND WEST COAST OF PENINSULAR INDIA
Subtítulo:
Autor:
T. PULLAIAH, K. V. KRISHNAMURTHY, BIR BAHADUR
Editorial:
CRC PRESS
Año de edición:
2016
Materia
ETNOBOTÁNICA
ISBN:
978-1-77188-404-4
Páginas:
300
Nº ilustraciones:
44
Tamaño:
156 x 235
Disponibilidad:
Disponible
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Sinopsis

This is the second of a five-volume set. This series of volumes on the ethnobotany of different regions of India melds important knowledge in one place. India is one of the most important regions of the old world and has culturally rich and diverse knowledge systems. The expert authors have been selected to summarize information on the various aspects of ethnobotany of India, such as ethnoecology, traditional agriculture, cognitive ethnobotany, material sources, traditional pharmacognosy, ethnoconservation strategies, bioprospection of ethnodirected knowledge, and protection of ethnobotanical knowledge.

Índice

Introduction. Ethnic Diversity. The Influence of Trade, Religion, and Policy on Ethnic Diversity and Ethnobotany of the Western Peninsular India. European Contributions to the Ethnobotany of Western Peninsular India during 16th to 18th Centuries. Listening to a Fairy Tale on a Moonlit Night….: Some Reflections on the Human Affinities with Plants in the Worldviews of Indigenous Communities along the Western Ghats of Karnataka. Ethnobotanicals of Western Ghats. Contemporary Relevance of Ethno-Veterinary Practices and a Review of Ethnoveterinary Medicinal Plants of Western Ghats. Medicinal Flora and Related Traditional Knowledge of Western Ghats: A Potential Source for Community-Based Malaria Management through Endogenous Approach. Plant-Based Ethnic Knowledge of Food and Nutrition in the Western Ghats. Useful Plants of Western Ghats. Ethnobotany of Mangroves with Particular Reference to West Coast of Peninsular India. Sacred Groves of Western Ghats: An Ethnobased Biodiversity Conservation Strategy. Ethnobryology of India.