Introduction to Ethnobiology

Editors: Albuquerque, Ulysses Paulino, Nóbrega Alves, Rômulo Romeu (Eds.)

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  • Introductory ethnobiology textbook for beginners 
  • Includes a formal presentation of theories and approaches on the interrelationship between people and natural resources 
  • Explains evolution and ecology as driving forces to understand human behavior regarding natural resources
  • Includes a reference list in each chapter as well as a small dictionary of ethnobiology terms and related areas
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This textbook provides a basic introduction to ethnobiology with key concepts for beginners. It is also written for those who teach ethnobiology or related fields. The core issues and concepts, as well as approaches and theoretical positions are fully covered.

About the authors

Ulysses Paulino de Albuquerque, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil 
Romulo Romeu da Nobrega Alves, State University of Paraiba (UEPB), Brazil

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“This valuable introduction to ethnobiology consists of 40 brief articles on various topics, all authored by leading experts from around the world. … The work also contains a thorough dictionary of major field terms. Overall, this title is essential reading for newcomers to ethnobiology and is valuable for individuals interested in the worldwide comparisons of human-plant and human-animal interactions. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through professionals and practitioners.” (E. N. Anderson, Choice, Vol. 54 (2), October, 2016)


Table of contents (40 chapters)

Table of contents (40 chapters)

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eBook $129.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Introduction to Ethnobiology
Editors
  • Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque
  • Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-28155-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-28155-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-28153-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-80284-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 310
Number of Illustrations
5 b/w illustrations, 10 illustrations in colour
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