The Forest of the Lacandon Maya: An Ethnobotanical Guide

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The Forest of the Lacandon Maya: An Ethnobotanical Guide, with active links to audio-video recordings, serves as a comprehensive guide to the botanical heritage of the northern Lacandones. Numbering fewer than 300 men, women, and children, this community is the most culturally conservative of the Mayan groups. Protected by their hostile environment, over many centuries they maintain autonomy from the outside forces of church and state, while they continue to draw on the forest for spiritual inspiration and sustenance. In ...

The Forest of the Lacandon Maya: An Ethnobotanical Guide 2014, Springer-Verlag New York Inc., New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781461491101

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