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Author Mandaville, James P.

Title Bedouin ethnobotany : plant concepts and uses in a desert pastoral world / James P. Mandaville
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 397 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction -- The land -- The people -- Stars, land, and plants: an annual round of Bedouin life -- Plants for use -- Plants as concept and name -- Generics and subgenerics: a descriptive list -- Bedouin plant lore in space and time
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bedouins -- Ethnobotany -- Arabian Peninsula.
Bedouins -- Arabian Peninsula -- Social life and customs
Desert ecology -- Arabian Peninsula.
Desert plants -- Arabian Peninsula.
Ethnobotany -- Arabian Peninsula.
Pastoral systems -- Arabian Peninsula.
Plant names, Popular -- Arabian Peninsula.
Plants -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Arabian Peninsula -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010044069
ISBN 0816503435 (electronic bk.)
9780816503438 (electronic bk.)