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At the Desert's Green Edge

An Ethnobotany of the Gila River Pima

At the Desert's Green Edge( )
Author: Rea, Amadeo M.
Illustrator: Ijichi, Takashi
Foreword by: Nabhan, Gary Paul
ISBN:978-0-8165-1540-0
Publication Date:Nov 1997
Publisher:University of Arizona Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $70.00
Book Description:

The Akimel O'odham, or Pima Indians, of the northern Sonoran Desert continue to make their home along Arizona's Gila River despite the alarming degradation of their habitat that has occurred over the past century. The oldest living Pimas can recall a lush riparian ecosystem and still recite more than two hundred names for plants in ...

Book Details
Pages:430
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Botany
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.24 x 12.3 x 1.36 Inches
Book Weight:4.092 Pounds
Author Biography
Rea, Amadeo M. (Author)
He is a prize-winning author & naturalist, lives in Tucson, where he is director of conservation biology at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum & cofounder of Native Seeds/Search.

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