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Eating on the Wild Side: The Pharmacologic, Ecologic and Social Implications of Using Noncultigens

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People have long used wild plants as food and medicine, and for a myriad of other important cultural applications. While these plants and the foraging activities associated with them have been dismissed by some observers as secondary or supplementary—or even backward—their contributions to human survival and well-being are more significant than is often realized. Eating on ...more
Paperback, 305 pages
Published November 1st 2000 by University of Arizona Press (first published October 1st 1994)
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Tom Elpel
Aug 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
Eating on the Wild Side is a light-hearted title for a collection of academic articles exploring “the pharmacologic, ecologic, and social implications of using noncultigens,” as the subtitle clarifies. The book isn’t a light read, and many of the plants and cultures discussed are as far away as the Amazon, Africa, and Samoa, yet there were enough juicy tidbits about allelochemicals, palatability, and food preference theory to keep me turning the pages, highlighter in hand.

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