By Robert Voeks,John Rashford
African Ethnobotany within the Americas presents the 1st complete exam of ethnobotanical wisdom and abilities one of the African Diaspora within the Americas. top students at the topic discover the complicated courting among plant use and which means one of the descendants of Africans within the New international. because of archival and box learn conducted in North the US, South the USA, and the Caribbean, members discover the ancient, environmental, and political-ecological elements that facilitated/hindered transatlantic ethnobotanical diffusion; the position of Africans as energetic brokers of plant and plant wisdom move throughout the interval of plantation slavery within the Americas; the importance of cultural resistance in refining and redefining plant-based traditions; the crucial different types of plant use that resulted; the alternate of data between Amerindian, eu and different African peoples; and the altering importance of African-American ethnobotanical traditions within the twenty first century.
Bolstered by means of plentiful visible content material and contributions from well known specialists within the box, African Ethnobotany within the Americas is a useful source for college students, scientists, and researchers within the box of ethnobotany and African Diaspora studies.
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African Ethnobotany in the Americas by Robert Voeks,John Rashford