Medicinal Plants in Folk Tradition

An Ethnobotany of Britain & Ireland
by David Allen, Gabrielle Hatfield

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Assembled by two of the most distinguished botanical and ethnological scholars in Britain, this book chronicles the medicinal uses of more than 400 species used by the plain folk of Britain and Ireland. The history of these plants' usages has been mined from rich firsthand accounts captured by surveys, from...
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Published By Timber Press

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 432

Publication Date 04/15/2004

ISBN 9781604694291

Dimensions 6.28 inches x 9.25 inches

"[The indexes] add greatly to the reference value of the book, although the authors' lively writing style is an invitation for casual reading as well."
—Barbara MacAlpine, American Reference Books Annual, 2005