of Timothy Johns’s interdisciplinary study, which forges a bold synthesis of ethnobotany and chemical ecology. Originally published in hardcover as With Bitter Herbs They Shall Eat It: Chemical Ecology and the Origins of Human Diet and Medicine.
The domestication of the potato serves as the focus of Timothy Johns’s interdisciplinary study, which forges a bold synthesis of ethnobotany and chemical ecology. The Aymara of highland Bolivia have long used varieties of potato containing potentially toxic levels of glycoalkaloids, and Johns proposes that such plants can be eaten without harm owing to human genetic modification and cultural manipulation.
Timothy Johns (Author). A major contribution to our knowledge regarding the evolution of human diet. The perspective is fresh and insightful.
Release Date:September 1996. Publisher:University of Arizona Press.
book by Timothy Johns. So-called primitive peoples show a surprisingly sophisticated understanding of how their bodies interact with plant chemicals, which may allow us to rediscover the origins of diet by retracing the paths of biology and culture. Release Date:September 1996.
The Origins of Human Diet and Medicine: Chemical Ecology (Arizona Studies in Human Ecology). This rich book offers a balanced biocultural explanation of how food and culture meet in our cuisines to foster health across the globe. Plant Science Bulletin. In her succinct conclusions, Etkin's writing shines as she describes her objectives and theortetical foundations.
With Bitter Herbs They Shall Eat It: Chemical Ecology and the Origins of Human Diet and Medicine. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1990. xi + 356 p. illustrations, tables, appendixes, bibliography, index. Henry P. Schwarcz (a1). McMaster University, Ontario. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 20 January 2017.
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Human ecology is an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary study of the relationship between humans and their natural, social, and built environments. The philosophy and study of human ecology has a diffuse history with advancements in ecology, geography, sociology, psychology, anthropology, zoology, epidemiology, public health, and home economics, among others.
Arizona Studies in Human Ecology by TIMOTHY JOHNS. The Mechanism of Human Facial Expression. Studies in Emotion and Social Interaction by . B. DUCHENNE DE BOULOGNE, R. ANDREW CUTHBERTSON. The Mechanism of Human Facial Expression
Arizona Studies in Human Ecology by TIMOTHY JOHNS. With Bitter Herbs They Shall Eat It: Chemical Ecology and the Origins of Human Diet and Medicine. Arizona Studies in Human Ecology by TIMOTHY JOHNS (pp. 310-311). ANDREW CUTHBERTSON (pp. 317-318).
Johns is a Professor of Human Nutrition at McGill University. His work involves field studies with communities in Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa and Canada in conjunction with laboratory analysis of chemical composition and medicinal properties of plants.
But the human diet is significantly richer than that of the great apes in terms . Feeding and diet played key roles in human evolution. This provides an opportunity to study the impact changes in economy have had on foraging and food sharing.
Altogether, these factors underscore the complexity of the technical, botanical, ecological and culinary skills and knowledge required for plant processing.
Author: Timothy Johns
Subcategory: Science & Mathematics
Publisher: University of Arizona Press; 1 edition (September 1, 1996)
Pages: 376 pages
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