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Animals in traditional folk medicine [electronic resource] : implications for conservation / edited by Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Ierecê Lucena Rosa.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • 1 online resource : col. ill.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction: Toward a Plural Approach to the Study of Medicinal Animals / Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves and Ierecê Lucena Rosa
  • From Past to Present: Medicinal Animals in a Historical Perspective / Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Maria Franco Trindade Medeiros, Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque and Ierecê Lucena Rosa
  • Medicine from the Wild: An Overview of the Use and Trade of Animal Products in Traditional Medicines / Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Ierecê Lucena Rosa, Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque and Anthony B. Cunningham
  • Medicinal Animals in Ethnoveterinary Practices: A World Overview / Wedson Medeiros Silva Souto, Lorena Cristina Pinto, Lívia Emanuelle Tavares Mendonça, José Silva Mourão and Washington Luiz Silva Vieira, et al.
  • Animals as a Source of Drugs: Bioprospecting and Biodiversity Conservation / Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves and Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque
  • Fish Folk Medicine of Caiçara (Atlantic Coastal Forest) and Caboclo (Amazon Forest) Communities / Alpina Begossi and Milena Ramires
  • Herpetofauna Used in Traditional Folk Medicine: Conservation Implications / Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Washington Luiz Silva Vieira, Gindomar Gomes Santana, Kleber Silva Vieira and Paulo Fernando Guedes Pereira Montenegro
  • Primates in Traditional Folk Medicine: World Overview / Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Wedson Medeiros Silva Souto, Raynner Rilke Duarte Barboza and Dandara Monalisa Mariz Bezerra
  • A Global Overview of Carnivores Used in Traditiownal Medicines / Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Lorena Cristina Lana Pinto, Raynner Rilke Duarte Barboza, Wedson Medeiros Silva Souto and Ronnie Enderson Mariano Carvalho Cunha Oliveira, et al.
  • Seahorses in Traditional Medicines: A Global Overview / Ierecê Lucena Rosa, Gabriela Rocha Defavari, Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves and Tacyana Pereira Ribeiro Oliveira
  • Aquatic Mammals Used in Traditional Folk Medicine: A Global Analysis / Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Wedson Medeiros Silva Souto, Ronnie Enderson Mariano Carvalho Cunha Oliveira, Raynner Rilke Duarte Barboza and Ierecê Lucena Rosa
  • Marine Invertebrates in Traditional Medicines / Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Tacyana Pereira Ribeiro Oliveira, Ierecê Lucena Rosa and Anthony B. Cunningham
  • The Role of Animal-Derived Remedies as Complementary Medicine in Brazil / Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Gindomar Gomes Santana and Ierecê Lucena Rosa
  • Mediterranean Zootherapy: A Historical to Modern Perspective / Cassandra L. Quave and Andrea Pieroni
  • A Review of Fauna Used in Zootherapeutic Remedies in Portugal: Historical Origins, Current Uses, and Implications for Conservation / Luis Miguel Pires Ceríaco
  • Zootherapy and Biodiversity Conservation in Nigeria / Durojaye A. Soewu
  • Wild Mammals Trade for Zootherapeutic and Mythic Purposes in Benin (West Africa): Capitalizing Species Involved, Provision Sources, and Implications for Conservation / Chabi A. M. S. Djagoun, Hugues A. Akpona, Guy. A. Mensah, Clive Nuttman and Brice Sinsin
  • Birds of a Feather: Quantitative Assessments of the Diversity and Levels of Threat to Birds Used in African Traditional Medicine / Vivienne L. Williams, Anthony B. Cunningham, Robin K. Bruyns and Alan C. Kemp
  • Animals Traded for Traditional Medicine at the Faraday Market in South Africa: Species Diversity and Conservation Implications / Martin J. Whiting, Vivienne L. Williams and Toby J. Hibbitts
  • Finely Ground-Hornbill: The Sale of Bucorvus Cafer in a Traditional Medicine Market in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe / Robin K. Bruyns, Vivienne L. Williams and Anthony B. Cunningham.
Contributor:
Alves, Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega.
Lucena Rosa, Ierecê.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9783642290268
3642290264

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