Winner of the Society for Economic Botany’s Klinger Book Award.
"Sets a new standard for ethnobotanical research." American Anthropologist
"Phenomenal . . . every person interested in American people and plants should use this book." Economic Botany
"The finest ethnobotanical book available . . . [a] masterpiece." Human Mosaic
About the Author
Amadeo M. Rea is an ethnobiologist and ornithologist who has conducted research on the Gila River Indian Reservation over a period of thirty years. He is also the author of Once a River: Bird Life and Habitat Changes on the Middle Gila