Potions, Poisons, and Panaceas: An Ethnobotanical Study of Montserrat

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This ethnobotanical study of the island of Montserrat is an engaging catalog rich in information about plants and the integral part they play in Caribbean culture, history, and folklore. In addition to twenty-four color plates and fifty-two black-and-white photographs, Brussell s study contains an exhaustive list of 378 botanical entries, featuring 282 species of ethnobotanically important plants representing 78 families. David Eric Brussell begins this volume with an informative summary of the previous botanical research ...

Potions, Poisons, and Panaceas: An Ethnobotanical Study of Montserrat 1998, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809315529

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