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Plants and civilization

Herbert G. Baker

Plants and civilization

by Herbert G. Baker

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. Co. in Belmont, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany, Economic

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 183-185.

    Statement[by] Herbert G. Baker.
    SeriesFundamentals of botany series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB107 .B3 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 194 p.
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4911115M
    LC Control Number76093490

    "The Indus-Saraswati Civilization is the outcome of the post-Wheelerian, including the recent-most, researches conducted by Indian and foreign scholars on the subject of the origins, development and end of the Indus or Harappan civilization, now called the 'Indus-Saraswati civilization'. The book includes for the first time detailed accounts of. The information about Civilization shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and .

      Quinine (Scientific name: Cinchona) is a plant that has influenced the course of human for centuries by the indigenous people of the Andes as a cure for fevers, Cinchona became known. Trends of civilization and culture, (New York, Boston [etc.] American book company, [c]), by Charles Gray Shaw (page images at HathiTrust) The historical basis of modern Europe (): an introductory study to the general history of Europe in the nineteenth century / (London: S. Sonnenschein, Lowrey, ), by Archibald Weir (page.

      "A Brief Natural History of Civilization uses the science of natural history to frame the peril and promise of our times."—Paul Ewald, author of Plague Time: The New Germ Theory of Disease “Understanding the “big picture” of the development and trajectory of human civilization is vital as a global society faces collapse. The Seeds of Civilization Before humans could domesticate the wild plants and animals around them, he says, they had to tame their own wild nature—a psychological process expressed in .


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This book was right up my alley and provided exactly what I wanted. This is a very concise and slightly outdated annotated outline of different plants that have influenced civilization.

One of things I actually learned instead of re-read was the use of woad/5. This well-written book tells the story of the world's major food crop plants from an ethnobotanical point of view.

Charles Heiser was a renowned expert in this field and his book is both informative and entertaining. While many similar treatments give faint mention to crop plants outside of America and Europe, this book takes a global by: Aztec: A Captivating Guide to Aztec History and the Triple Alliance of Tenochtitlan, Tetzcoco, and Tlacopan (Mayan Civilization, Aztecs and Incas Book 2) Captivating History out of 5 stars Additional Physical Format: Online version: Baker, Herbert G.

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Paperback Book The Fast Free. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. You may also like. This book was derived from that series, and is an excellent presentation of the story of the development of Plants and civilization book in the Western world, mainly.

He uses art--in its various manifestations--to develop the story line. If you saw the BBC series on PBS in the US, you will know how effectively he communicates important ideas.

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Front Matter. Pages i-xi. PDF. Plants and Prehistory. Herbert G. Baker. Pages Plants and History. Herbert G. Baker. Pages Plants as Stimuli of Exploration and Exploitation. This is not a book about hunger.

Rather it concerns mostly the plants and animals that stand between us and starvation. The subject can be called ethnobiology, the study of plants and animals in relation to humans. This book describes patterns of food use and distribution that have developed from prehistoric times to the present/5.

Learn plants and civ with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of plants and civ flashcards on Quizlet. Badianus Manuscript: An Aztec Herbal, The oldest known American herbal: “Little Book of the Medicinal Herbs of the Indians” The people of North and South America also used medicinal thousands of years, the people of North and South Americans accumulated a vast store of botanical and medical knowledge, a fact that surprised many European explorers.

The title here is a bit of a misnomer. While extensive as it can be, The Story of Civilization was never complete, The Durant couple died before its completion with 11 novels complete. While not finished, The Story of Civilization is still something to admire. Tremendous effort was placed into each book.

Hybrid the book displays, like hybrids themselves, all the marvelous fruit of miscellany.” Tim Richardson, author of The Arcadian Friends: Inventing the English Landscape Garden “A magnificent achievement—Kingsbury tells this gripping story, with a large cast of characters across the entire span of human civilization, with wit, passion.

Mabberley's Plant-book is internationally accepted as an essential reference text for anyone studying, growing or writing about plants. With s entries, this comprehensive dictionary provides information on every family and genus of seed-bearing plant (including conifers), plus ferns and clubmosses, besides economically important mosses and by: A specialist in the cultural use of psychoactive plants, Christian Ratsch is the author of numerous books, including Gateway to Inner Space, The Dictionary of Sacred and Magical Plants, and the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants.A resident of Germany, he is currently serving as the president of the German Society for Ethnomedicine.

Pollan, the author of "The Omnivore's Dilemma," "The Botany of Desire," "In Defense of Food" and "How to Change Your Mind" - in which he has explored our complicated relationship with food, plants, drugs and many other things we take for granted - has turned his imposing analytical skills to caffeine, the most popular mind-altering chemical on the planet.

The Chinese book on roots and grasses “Pen T’Sao,” written by Emperor Shen Nung circa BC, treats drugs (dried parts of medicinal plants), many of which are used even nowadays such as the following: Rhei rhisoma, camphor, Theae folium, Podophyllum, the great yellow gentian, ginseng, jimson weed, cinnamon bark, and ephedra.[3,4].

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Botany, branch of biology that deals with the study of plants, including their structure, properties, and biochemical processes.

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Botany (Greek Βοτάνη - grass, fodder; Medieval Latin botanicus – herb, plant) and zoology are, historically, the core disciplines of biology whose history is closely associated with the natural sciences chemistry, physics and geology.A distinction can be made between botanical science in a pure sense, as the study of plants themselves, and botany as applied science, which .Ancient Civilization - History.

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Plants and cyanobacteria capture the light of the sun and utilize its energy to synthesize organic compounds from inorganic substances such as CO 2, nitrate, and sulfate to synthesize their cellular material; they are photosynthesis, photon energy splits water into oxygen and hydrogen, the latter bound as NADPH.