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Books filed under "History"

Ethnobotany: Evolution of a Discipline by Richard Evans Schultes and Siri von Reis

A comprehensive summary of the history and modern state of the field of ethnobotany.

The Natural History of Medicinal Plants by Judith Sumner

A fascinating look into the history of plants in medicine which details the range of chemicals produced by medicinal plants.

Parsleys, Fennels, and Queen Anne's Lace: Herbs and Ornamentals from the Umbel Family by Barbara Perry Lawton

An introduction to one of the most distinctive plant families.

Oregon's Dry Side: Exploring East of the Cascade Crest by Alan D. St. John

Explore the sights, sounds, scents, and stories of Oregon's Eastern side.

Totem Poles of the Pacific Northwest Coast by Edward Malin

Examines the creation of totem poles from the Tlingit settlements of Alaska to the Kwakiutl villages of Vancouver Island.