Title Footprints Of The Forest: Ka'apor Ethnobotany - The Historical Ecology Of Plant Utilization By An Amazonian People.
Book Condition Softcover. Very good condition.
Edition First Printing. Biology and Resource Management in the Tropics Series.
Publisher Columbia University Press, New York: 1993.
0231074840 / 9780231074841
Seller ID 25695X1
The clearest and most comprehensive account to date of the relationship between an Amazonian people and their botanical environment. Based on Balee's ten years of ethnofraphic and botanical research among the Ka'apor Indians of eastern Amazonia, this book documents how the ka'apor use, manage, name, and classify hundreds of plant species found in their habitat. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: William Balee, Ethnobotany, Ka'apor, Ecology, Botany, Brazil, Yams, Vines, Tools, Rivers, Amazon, Plants, Palms, Manioc, Gourds, Hunting, Cotton, Forests, Cacao, Biodiversity, Annatto).