The Resource Plants of life, plants of death, Frederick J. Simoons., (electronic resource)

Plants of life, plants of death, Frederick J. Simoons., (electronic resource)

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
  • eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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
  • Plants
  • Medicinal plants
  • Plants
  • Human-plant relationships
  • Culture
  • Eukaryota
  • Organisms
  • Anthropology, Cultural
  • Anthropology
  • Social Sciences
  • Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
  • Plants, Medicinal
  • Plants
  • Folklore
  • Anthropology
  • Social Sciences
  • Folklore
Label
Plants of life, plants of death, Frederick J. Simoons., (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 460-535) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 568 p. )
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780299159030
Lccn
98009689
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill., map ;
System control number
  • (CKB)111004366648620
  • (MH)007917387-X
  • (SSID)ssj0000222433
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12075187
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000222433
  • (PQKBWorkID)10169541
  • (PQKB)11248998
  • (EXLCZ)99111004366648620
Label
Plants of life, plants of death, Frederick J. Simoons., (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 460-535) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 568 p. )
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780299159030
Lccn
98009689
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill., map ;
System control number
  • (CKB)111004366648620
  • (MH)007917387-X
  • (SSID)ssj0000222433
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12075187
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000222433
  • (PQKBWorkID)10169541
  • (PQKB)11248998
  • (EXLCZ)99111004366648620

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