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Mayo Ethnobotany

Land, History, and Traditional Knowledge in Northwest Mexico

Mayo Ethnobotany( )
Author: Yetman, David
Van Devender, Thomas R.
ISBN:978-0-520-22721-7
Publication Date:Jan 2002
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $57.95
Book Description:

The Mayos, an indigenous people of northwestern Mexico, live in small towns spread over southern Sonora and northern Sinaloa, lands of remarkable biological diversity. Traditional Mayo knowledge is quickly being lost as this culture becomes absorbed into modern Mexico. Moreover, as big agriculture spreads into the region, the natural biodiversity of these lands is also rapidly disappearing. This engaging and accessible ethnobotany, based on hundreds of interviews with the Mayos...
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Book Details
Pages:374
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
Science / Life Sciences / Botany
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.201 x 9.009 x 1.211 Inches
Book Weight:1.478 Pounds



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