Cultural Memory and Biodiversity


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Virginia Nazarea now makes a case for preserving cultural memory along with biodiversity. Interweaving a wealth of ecological and cognitive data with oral history, Nazarea details a "memory banking" protocol for collecting and conserving cultural information to complement the genetic, agronomic, and biochemical characterization of important crops. She shows that memory banking offers significant benefits for local populations - not only the preservation of traditional knowledge but also the maintenance of alternatives to ...

Cultural Memory and Biodiversity 2006, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816525478

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Cultural Memory and Biodiversity 1998, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816516810