Tales Of A Shaman's Apprentice: An Ethnobotanist Searches For New Medicines In The Amazon Rain Forest
Authors: Mark J. Plotkin
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Keywords: medicines, searches, ethnobotanist, shaman, apprentice, tales
Category: Alternative Medicine, Health, Mind & Body,
ISBN-10: 014012991X ISBN-13: 9780140129915
List Price: 16.00 USD
Western medicine is only just beginning to value the curative powers of plants and herbs found in the Amazon rain forests. The story of ethnobotanist Mark Plotkins's apprenticeship with shaman wise men of the area is truly an anthropological adventure, that also vividly clarifies what destruction of the rain forests may ultimately cost humanity.Photos. Author lecture tour.
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