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The Resource Plants of life, plants of death, Frederick J. Simoons

Plants of life, plants of death, Frederick J. Simoons

Label
Plants of life, plants of death
Title
Plants of life, plants of death
Statement of responsibility
Frederick J. Simoons
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Simoons, Frederick J
Dewey number
398/.368
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
GR780
LC item number
.S55 1998eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
GR780
NAL item number
S55 1998
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1999 B-536
  • GR 780
NLM item number
S611p 1998
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plants
  • Medicinal plants
  • Plants
  • Human-plant relationships
  • Folklore
  • Plants
  • Plants, Medicinal
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Human-plant relationships
  • Medicinal plants
  • Plants
  • Plants
  • Geneeskrachtige planten
  • Vergif
  • Bijgeloof
  • Riten
  • Anthropology
  • Social Sciences
  • Folklore
Label
Plants of life, plants of death, Frederick J. Simoons
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 460-535) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Tulsi, holy basil of the Hindus : with notes on sweet basil in the Mediterranean world -- Sacred fig-trees of India -- Mandrake, a root human in form : with notes on ginseng -- A question of odor? : garlic and its relatives as impure foods in the area from Europe to China -- Ritual use and avoidance of the urd bean (Vigna mungo) in India : with comparative data on certain related foods, flavorings and beverages -- The color black in the Pythagorean ban of the fava bean (Vicia faba) -- Favism and the origin of the Pythagorean ban on fava beans -- Pythagoras lives : parallels and survivals of his views of beans in modern and premodern times -- Further notes, elaborations, and conclusions
Control code
45733876
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 568 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585176208
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45733876
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Plants of life, plants of death, Frederick J. Simoons
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 460-535) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Tulsi, holy basil of the Hindus : with notes on sweet basil in the Mediterranean world -- Sacred fig-trees of India -- Mandrake, a root human in form : with notes on ginseng -- A question of odor? : garlic and its relatives as impure foods in the area from Europe to China -- Ritual use and avoidance of the urd bean (Vigna mungo) in India : with comparative data on certain related foods, flavorings and beverages -- The color black in the Pythagorean ban of the fava bean (Vicia faba) -- Favism and the origin of the Pythagorean ban on fava beans -- Pythagoras lives : parallels and survivals of his views of beans in modern and premodern times -- Further notes, elaborations, and conclusions
Control code
45733876
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 568 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585176208
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45733876
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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