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Loan and inheritance patterns in hunter-gatherer ethnobiological systems

Bowern, Claire; Haynie, Hannah; Sheard, Catherine; Alpher, Barry; Epps, Patience; Hill, Jane; McConvell, Patrick


We compare the etymologies of ethnobiological nomenclature in 130 hunter-gatherer and agriculturist languages in Australia, North America, and Amazonia. Previous work has identified correlations between systems of ethnobiological terminology and dominant

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology
DOI: 10.2993/0278-0771-34.2.195
Access Rights: Open Access


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