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Reite crops is a documentation and dialogue of the makes use of of crops by means of audio system of the Nekgini language, a those that stay within the hinterland of the Rai Coast in northern Papua New Guinea. top of the range pictures and precise information regarding conventional regularly occurring practices utilizing vegetation offer a distinct access into realizing Nekgini social and cultural lifestyles. The publication features a dialogue of the possession of plant wisdom within the context of either neighborhood and modern worldwide tendencies. As a twin language, co-authored textual content, the ebook is a special contribution to the ethnobotany and anthropology of Melanesia. Reite vegetation represents the made from a protracted time period collaborative paintings among the authors. "This ebook makes a massive contribution ... Nombo and Leach offer an exhilarating instance of the way a lot a deeper exploration of cultural context provides to the sphere of ethnobotany. it'll make first-class corporation with the vintage ethnobiological collaborative paintings of Saem Majnep and Ralph Bulmer at the birds and animals of the Madang highlands." -- Robin cover, The Australian nationwide college

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