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Plants of life, plants of death

by Frederick J. Simoons

  • 370 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Plants -- Folklore.,
  • Medicinal plants -- Folklore.,
  • Plants -- Mythology.,
  • Human-plant relationships.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 460-535) and index.

    StatementFrederick J. Simoons.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR780 .S55 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 568 p. :
    Number of Pages568
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL350341M
    ISBN 100299159000, 0299159043
    LC Control Number98009689

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An EXHAUSTIVELY researched book on the history, folklore/mythology and ethnobotany of certain plants with a long connection with life and death and religion, some of them are so connected with their 'peoples' as to be inseparable.4/5.

This study examines plants associated with ritual purity, fertility, prosperity and life, and plants associated with ritual impurity, sickness, ill fate and death.

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