The Society for Economic Botany

Fostering research and education on the past, present, and future uses of plants by people.

Books Needing Reviewers


Books Needing Review   |   Instructions for Reviewer   |   Submitting a Book for Review

If you see a book you would like to review, make your request to Book Review Editor.

REVIEW POLICY: Because of problems with a few reviewers, there is a strict review policy. Those asking to review these books are thereby agreeing to this policy. Reviewers who do not return reviews to me according to schedule will be given three options:

  1. provide a review,
  2. pay the going rate for the book so we can replace it, or
  3. send the book back to the book review editor ASAP.

Reviewers needed for:

Gardening at the Margins. Convivial Labor, Community, and Resistance. Valle, Gabriel R. 2022. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona. xii + 223 pp. (hardcover). USD 60.00. ISBN 978-0-8165-4732-6.

Rescue and Revival. New York Botanical Garden, 1989–2018. Long, Gregory. 2022. Library of American Landscape History, Amherst, Massachusetts. xii + 194 pp. (hardcover). USD 28.00. ISBN 978-1-952620-37-9

Seeking the First Farmers in Western Sjælland, Denmark. The Archaeology of the Transition to Agriculture in Northern Europe. Price, T. Douglas. 2022. Oxbow Books, Oxford, United Kingdom and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. xxxii + 272 pp. (hardcover). GBP 45.00, USD 55.00. ISBN 978-1-78925-765-6.

Solomon Described Plants: A Botanical Guide to Plant Life in the Bible. Musselman, Lytton John. 2022. Cascade Books, Eugene, Oregon. xxii + 328 pp. (paperback). USD 47.00, GBP 41.00, AUD 74.00. ISBN 978-1-7252-5576-0.

Trees and Forests of Tropical Asia: Exploring Tapavan. Ashton, Peter, and David Lee. 2022. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois. xvi + 460 pp. (paperback). USD 45.00. ISBN 978-0-226-53569-2.

Trees: From Root to Leaf. Smith, Paul. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL. 2022. 320 pp. (hardcover). USD 49.95. ISBN: 978-0-226-82417-8.

Updated as of December 13, 2022