The Resource Ethnobiological Classification : Principles of Categorization of Plants and Animals in Traditional Societies, (electronic resource)

Ethnobiological Classification : Principles of Categorization of Plants and Animals in Traditional Societies, (electronic resource)

Label
Ethnobiological Classification : Principles of Categorization of Plants and Animals in Traditional Societies
Title
Ethnobiological Classification
Title remainder
Principles of Categorization of Plants and Animals in Traditional Societies
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
A founder of and leading thinker in the field of modern ethnobiology looks at the widespread regularities in the classification and naming of plants and animals among peoples of traditional, nonliterate societies--regularities that persist across local environments, cultures, societies, and languages. Brent Berlin maintains that these patterns can best be explained by the similarity of human beings' largely unconscious appreciation of the natural affinities among groupings of plants and animals: people recognize and name a grouping of organisms quite independently of its actual or potential
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 574.6/1
  • 574.61
Index
no index present
LC call number
GN468.4 .B47 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
Label
Ethnobiological Classification : Principles of Categorization of Plants and Animals in Traditional Societies, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Cover
  • Description based upon print version of record
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  • net
Control code
ocn884013126
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (354 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400862597
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30571662
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884013126
  • ebl1400862590

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