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Author Gade, Daniel W., 1936-

Title Nature and culture in the Andes / Daniel W. Gade.

Published Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, c1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  581.63098 GADE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 287 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-276) and index.
Contents 1. Reflections and Trajectories -- 2. Andean Definitions and the Meaning of lo Andino -- 3. Deforestation and Reforestation of the Central Andean Highlands -- 4. Malaria and Settlement Retrogression in Mizque, Bolivia -- 5. The Andes as a Dairyless Civilization: Llamas and Alpacas as Unmilked Animals -- 6. Epilepsy, Magic, and the Tapir in Andean America -- 7. Valleys of Mystery on the Peruvian Jungle Margin and the Inca Coca Connection -- 8. Guayaquil as Rat City -- 9. Carl Sauer and the Andean Nexus in New World Crop Diversity -- 10. Conclusion.
Subject Indians of South America -- Ethnobotany -- Andes Region.
Indians of South America -- Ethnozoology -- Andes Region.
Indians of South America -- Andes Region -- Social conditions.
Human ecology -- Andes Region.
Human geography -- Andes Region.
Human-animal relationships -- Andes Region.
Andes Region -- Social conditions.
ISBN 029916120X (alk. paper)
0299161242 (alk. paper)