CULTURES OF HABITAT: On Nature, Culture, and Story.
Edition: First printing.
Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of essays on plants, animals, wild places, and human interactions with them all. Nabhan, who was a research scientist at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum from 1993-2000 and a MacArthur fellow, works to promote the conservation of plants that are culturally and economically important to various indigenous peoples around the world - among them the rise of diabetes among the O'odham as they moved away from a diet relying on native plants to processed foods, and the threat to Mexico's tequila industry because it is relying on a single agave, even though there are dozens of varieties. Notes. vii, 338 pp. ISBN: 1-887178473.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.