The Ethnobotany of the Topnaar. – Van den Eynden, Veerle; Vernemmen, Patrick and Van Damme, Patrick


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From the Introduction: “The Topnaar are the only inhabitants of the Namib desert. They live along the Kuiseb river which froms the border between the northern stone desert and the southern sand dune sea. A second Topnaar community lives in Sesfontein which is the more humid area east of the Nambia.” The Topnaar people belong to the Nama who for their part, belong to the Khoi-Khoin race and are divided into 9 tribes. Annexes are translated into Nama and Afrikaans highlighting the most important plants and plant uses. 145 Pages 1st Edition Very good + Softcover. Illustrated card-wraps.

Publisher: Universiteit Gent
Date Published: 1992,
Publication Place: Belgium
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Very good +
Binding: Softcover. Illustrated card-wraps.

Dimensions: 8vo. 24.5cm x 17cm x 1.5cm

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Weight 650 g