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  • Kerns, Virginia.
    WOMEN AND THE ANCESTORS: Black Carib Kinship and Ritual.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    Chicago: University of Illinois Press, (1997). Second edition of this classic study of Black Carib culture and its preservation through ancestral rituals, originally published in 1983. This edition includes a new foreword by Constance R. Sutton and a new afterword by the author. Appendices, references, index. 247 pp. ISBN: 0-252-066650.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 26452
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  • FORBIDDEN CARGOES: A Mystery Story for Boys #10. by Snell, Roy J. (1878-1959)
    Snell, Roy J. (1878-1959)
    FORBIDDEN CARGOES: A Mystery Story for Boys #10.

    Edition: First or very early edition.

    Chicago: Reilly & Lee, (1927.). Hardcover - Adventure novel set in the jungles of Central America - in what was then British Honduras, and is now Belize. 282 pp.

    Condition: Very good in red cloth with black lettering (some offsetting to endpapers and the usual toning to pages, but overall a straight and tight copy)

    Book ID: 79951
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  • MEDICINAL PLANTS: Their Role in Health and Biodiversity. by Tomlinson, Timothy R. and Olayiwolda Akerele, editors.
    Tomlinson, Timothy R. and Olayiwolda Akerele, editors.
    MEDICINAL PLANTS: Their Role in Health and Biodiversity.

    Edition: First printing.

    Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - In 1978, the responded to increased interest in medicinal plants by convening a series of international consultations, seminars, and symposia to explore and promote the use of medicinal plants. Medicinal Plants presents the proceedings of a symposium convened by the World Health Organization in 1993. It presents an overview of the use of medicinal plants that includes a discussion of a variety of issues - scientific, economic, regulatory, agricultural, cultural - focused on the importance of medicinal plants to primary health care and global health care reform - with specific papers on ethnopharmacology and tropical forests in Belize, the role of botanical gardens, the uses of plants in…

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    Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - In 1978, the responded to increased interest in medicinal plants by convening a series of international consultations, seminars, and symposia to explore and promote the use of medicinal plants. Medicinal Plants presents the proceedings of a symposium convened by the World Health Organization in 1993. It presents an overview of the use of medicinal plants that includes a discussion of a variety of issues - scientific, economic, regulatory, agricultural, cultural - focused on the importance of medicinal plants to primary health care and global health care reform - with specific papers on ethnopharmacology and tropical forests in Belize, the role of botanical gardens, the uses of plants in primary care in Indonesia, traditional medicine in China and Korea, and much more. References at the end of each paper. Illustrated with botanical drawings. Index. xi, 221 pp. ISBN: 0-812234316.

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    Condition: Very good in a fine dust jacket. (some scattered highlighting)

    Book ID: 81871
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  • HIGH ADVENTURE. by Westlake, Donald.
    Westlake, Donald.
    HIGH ADVENTURE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1985.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Comic adventure story set in the jungles of Belize in Central America. SIGNED on the title page. Map frontispiece. Interior drawings by Sean Westlake. 326 pp. Dust jacket art by David Tamura. ISBN: 0-89296-1236.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52163
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