2013

Animals in Traditional Folk Medicine

Implications for Conservation

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ISBN: 978-3-642-29025-1 (Print) 978-3-642-29026-8 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Pages 1-9

    Introduction: Toward a Plural Approach to the Study of Medicinal Animals

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    Pages 11-23

    From Past to Present: Medicinal Animals in a Historical Perspective

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    Pages 25-42

    Medicine from the Wild: An Overview of the Use and Trade of Animal Products in Traditional Medicines

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    Pages 43-66

    Medicinal Animals in Ethnoveterinary Practices: A World Overview

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    Pages 67-89

    Animals as a Source of Drugs: Bioprospecting and Biodiversity Conservation

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    Pages 91-108

    Fish Folk Medicine of Caiçara (Atlantic Coastal Forest) and Caboclo (Amazon Forest) Communities

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    Pages 109-133

    Herpetofauna Used in Traditional Folk Medicine: Conservation Implications

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    Pages 135-170

    Primates in Traditional Folk Medicine: World Overview

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    Pages 171-206

    A Global Overview of Carnivores Used in Traditional Medicines

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    Pages 207-240

    Seahorses in Traditional Medicines: A Global Overview

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    Pages 241-261

    Aquatic Mammals Used in Traditional Folk Medicine: A Global Analysis

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    Pages 263-287

    Marine Invertebrates in Traditional Medicines

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    Pages 289-301

    The Role of Animal-Derived Remedies as Complementary Medicine in Brazil

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    Pages 303-316

    Mediterranean Zootherapy: A Historical to Modern Perspective

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    Pages 317-345

    A Review of Fauna Used in Zootherapeutic Remedies in Portugal: Historical Origins, Current Uses, and Implications for Conservation

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    Pages 347-365

    Zootherapy and Biodiversity Conservation in Nigeria

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    Pages 367-381

    Wild Mammals Trade for Zootherapeutic and Mythic Purposes in Benin (West Africa): Capitalizing Species Involved, Provision Sources, and Implications for Conservation

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    Pages 383-420

    Birds of a Feather: Quantitative Assessments of the Diversity and Levels of Threat to Birds Used in African Traditional Medicine

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    Pages 421-473

    Animals Traded for Traditional Medicine at the Faraday Market in South Africa: Species Diversity and Conservation Implications

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    Pages 475-486

    Finely Ground‐Hornbill: The Sale of Bucorvus Cafer in a Traditional Medicine Market in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

  22. Back Matter

    Pages 487-491