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Last update 22 March 2014
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Allsworth-Jones, P.  and K. W. Wesler. 2012. The Taíno Settlement at Guayguata. Excavations in St Mary Parish, Jamaica. BAR International Series 2407, British Archaeological Reports, Gordon House, 276 Banbury Road, Oxford OX 2 7ED, England; <a defaultall.asp?quicksearch="The+Ta%EDno+Settlement+at+Guayguata""> GBP 27.00. ISBN 978-1-4073-1005-3.

Cleveland, David A.  2014. Balancing on a Planet. The Future of Food and Agriculture. University of California Press, 155 Grand Ave., Suite 400, Oakland, CA 94612–3758; xxvi + 320 pp. (paperback). USD 34.95, GBP 24.95. ISBN 9780520277427.

Dransfield, J., N. W. Uhl, C. B. Asmussesn, W. J. Baker, M. M. Harley and C. E. Lewis. Genera Palmarum. The Evolution and Classification of Palms. 2014. The International Palm Society and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB, UK; distributed in the USA by the University of Chicago Press, 1427 E 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637; xii + 732 pp. (paperback). USD 170.00. ISBN 9781842461822.

Eisenberg, A. 2013. The Aymara Indian Perspectives on Development in the Andes. The University of Alabama Press, Box 870380 Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0380;,5633.aspx. xvi + 263 pp. (hardcover). USD 49.95. ISBN 978-0-8173-1791-1.

Everett, D. 2014. The Genus Tulipa. Tulips of the World. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB, United Kingdom; distributed in the US by University of Chicago Press; x + 380 pp. (hardcover). USD 112.00. ISBN 9781842464816.

Friis, I., M. Harbsmeier and J. B. Simonsen. 2013. Early Scientific Expeditions and Local Encounters. New Perspectives on Carsten Niebuhr and "The Arabian Journey." Proceedings of a Symposium on the Occasion of the 250th Anniversary of the Royal Danish Expedition to Arabia Felix. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, H.C. Anderson Boulevard 35, 1553 Kobenhavn, Denmark; 253 pp. (paperback). DKK 300.00. ISBN 978-87-7304-375-2.

Halfacre, A. C. 2012. A Delicate Balance. Constructing a Conservation Culture in the South Carolina Lowcountry. University of South Carolina Press, 1600 Hampton Street, Suite 544, Columbia, SC 29208; xxii + 346 pp. (hardcover). USD 29.95. ISBN 978-1-61117-071-9.

He, S., ed. 2008. Moss Flora of China. English Version. Volume 7. Amblystegiaceae--Plagiotheciaceae. St. Louis, MO 63166-0299; Science Press, 16 Donghuangchenggen North Street, Beijing 100717, China and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, P. O. Box 299.

Hecht, S. B., M. K. D. and C. Padoch. 2014. The Social Lives of Forests. Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence. University of Chicago Press, 1427 E 60th Street Chicago, IL 60637; xiv + 493 pp. (hardcover). USD 50.00. ISBN 9780226322667.

Herrera-Arrieta, Y., & Peterson, P. M. (2007). Muhlenbergia (Poacae) of Chihuahua, Mexico. Ft. Worth, TX 76102-4060: Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 509 Pecan Street, Suite 101.

Loehrlein, M. 2014. Sustainable Landscaping. Principles and Practices. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 6000 Broken Sound Parkway, NW, Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33487; USD 89.95. ISBN 9781466593206.

Mitchell, M. D. 2013. Crafting History in the Northern Plains. A Political Economy of the Heart River Region, 1400-1750. University of Arizona Press, 1510 E University Boulevard, P.O. Box 210055 Tucson, AZ 85721-0055; xviii + 270 pp. (hardcover). USD 60.00. ISBN 978-0-8165-2129-6.

Nazarea, V. D., R. E. Rhoades and J. E. Andrews-Swann. 2013. Seeds of Resistance, Seeds of Hope. Place and Agency in the Conservation of Biodiversity. University of Arizona Press, Main Library Building, 5th Floor, 1510 E. University Blvd., P.O. Box 210055 Tucson, AZ 85721-0055; ix + 298 pp. (hardcover). USD 60.00. ISBN 978-0-8165-3014-4.

Nooteboom, H. P. 2011. Flora Malesiana, Series I - Seed Plants. Acoraceae, Pandaceae, Picrodendraceae. Nationaal Herbarium Nederland, P.O. Box 9514, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands; GBP 34.50, USD53.00, EUR43.00. ISBN 978-90-71236-75-4.

Norton, D. and N. Reid. 2013. Nature and Farming. Sustainable Native Biodiversity in Agricultural Landscapes. CSIRO Publishers, 150 Oxford Street, PO Box 1139 Collingwood, VIC 3066, Australia; AUD 69.95. ISBN 9780643103252.

Olson, E. A. Indigenous Knowledge and Development. Livelihoods, Health Experiences, and Medicinal Plant Knowledge in a Mexican Biosphere Reserve. 2014. Lexington Books, a subsidiary of Rowman & Littlefield, 4501 Forbes Bldg., Suite 200 Lanham, MD 20706; xviii + 179 pp. (hardcover). USD 80.00, GBP 49.95. ISBN 978-0-7391-7663-4.

Schmelzer, G. H., A. Gurib-Fakim and R. Arroo. 2013. Plant Resources of Tropical Africa 11(2). Medicinal Plants 2. PROTA Foundation, CTA, P.O. Box 380, 6700 AJ Wageningen, Netherlands 384 pp, (paperback). Price ???. ISBN 978-92-9081-520-4.

Small, E. 2014. North American Cornucopia. Top 100 Indigenous Food Plants. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 6000 Broken Sound Parkway, NW, Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33487; USD 149.95. ISBN 978-1-4665-8592-8.

Strang, V. 2013. Gardening the World. Agency, Identity and the Ownership of Water. Berghahn New York; viii + 317 pp. (paperback). USD 34.95, GBP 22.00. ISBN 978-1-78238-130-3.

Williams, C. J. 2012. Medicinal Plants in Australia. Volume 4. An Antipodean Apothecary. Rosenberg Publishing Pty Ltd, PO Box 6125 Dural Delivery Centre NSW 2158, Australia;; distributed in the United States by International Specialized Book Services; AUD 89.95. ISBN 9781922013507.