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Title Plants and people : choices and diversity through time / edited by Alexandre Chevalier, Elena Marinova and Leonor Peña-Chocarro.

Publication Info. Oxford ; Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource.
Series Earth Series ; v. 1
Early agricultural remnants and technical heritage.
Contents Factors and issues in plant choice / A. Chevalier, E. Marinova, L. Peña-Chocarro -- Exploring diversity in the past and in the present / edited by L. Zapata -- Crop diversity through time / edited by E. Marinova -- Adding diversity : between occasional food and speculative productions : diversity of fruit uses, diversity of practices regarding fruit tree cultivation / edited by L. Bouby, M.-P. Ruas -- Food plants from the wild / edited by G.S. Cruz-García, F. Ertug -- A versatile world : examples of diversity in plant use / edited by C. Griffin-Kremer -- Plants used in ritual offerings and in festive contexts / edited by A.-M. Hansson, A.G. Heiss -- Social status, identity and contexts / edited by A. Chevalier -- Conclusions : "plants for thoughts" / A. Chevalier, L. Peña-Chocarro, E. Marinova.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This first monograph in the EARTH series, The dynamics of non-industrial agriculture: 8,000 years of resilience and innovation, approaches the great variety of agricultural practices in human terms. It focuses on the relationship between plants and people, the complexity of agricultural processes and their organisation within particular communities and societies. Collaborative European research among archaeologists, archaeobotanists, ethnographers, historians and agronomists using a broad analytical scale of investigation seeks to establish new common ground for integrating different approache.
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Subject Plant diversity.
Human-plant relationships.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Botany.
Ethnobotany. (OCoLC)fst00916074
Human-plant relationships. (OCoLC)fst00963515
Plant diversity. (OCoLC)fst01432075
HISTORY / Ancient / General.
Added Author Chevalier, Alexandre, 1966- editor.
Marinova, Elena, editor.
Peña-Chocarro, Leonor, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Plants and people. Oxford ; Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, ©2014 9781842175149 (DLC) 2013049376
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