Indians of North America

Enduring Seeds: Native American Agriculture and Wild Plant Conservation

Author: 
Gary Paul Nabhan
Publisher: 
University of Arizona Press
Publication Date: 
2002
ISBN: 
0-816-52259-6

paper, 225 p., $19.95

Gary Nabhan is a leading researcher and advocate of conservation, genetic diversity, ethnobotany and sustainable agriculture. Based in Arizona, he specializes in the Sonora Desert and its traditional Native American farmers.

Volume: 
5
Number: 
3

Bioarchaeological Studies of Life in the Age of Agriculture: A View from the Southeast

Author: 
Patricia M. Lambert
Publisher: 
Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press
Publication Date: 
2000
ISBN: 
0-817-31007-x

paper, 280 p., $29.95

We are what we eat. Our skeletons can tell the history not only of our diets and their inadequacies but also of our medical histories and traumas. Prof. George R. Milner of Pennsylvania State University, a leader in the demanding discipline of bioarcheology, has commented, "These authoritative, provocative, and wide-ranging studies of human skeletons provide perspectives on life and death in the prehistoric Southeast that are impossible to obtain through other kinds of archaeological investigations."

Volume: 
2
Number: 
3
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