Mary W. Klinger Book Award

The Mary W. Klinger Book Award is given to an outstanding book at each annual meeting of the Society for Economic Botany.

PLEASE submit nominations to the Book Award Committee:
Daniel F. Austin - Chair; Members: John Rashford, Eric Boa, Mary Theresa Bonhage-Freund and Nancy Turner

AWARD DETAILS
2013

J. D. La Fleur
Fusion Foodways of Africa's Gold Coast in the Atlantic Era
Brill, Publication year: 2012
ISBN-13: 9789004224124

  Nominees for 2013 -------------------

Turn Here Sweet Corn.  Diffley, Atina

African Ethnobotany in the Americas. Voeks, Robert & Rashford, John


2012

McCormack, Jeff H., K. Maier and P. B. Wallens
Bush Medicine of the Bahamas. A Cross-cultural Perspective from San Salvador Island, including Pharmacology and Oral Histories
396 pages with 161 illustrations (104 in color), large hardcover (11.25" x 9" x 1")
Publication date: September 8, 2011
ISBN-13: 978-0-9837673-0-5

  Nominees for 2012 -------------------

1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created.  Mann, Charles C.

Sesame. The genus Sesamum. Bedigian, Dorothea

Bush Medicine of the Bahamas. A Cross-cultural Perspective from San Salvador Island, including Pharmacology and Oral Histories. McCormack, Jeff H., K. Maier and P. B. Wallens


2011

Daniel F. Austin
Baboquivari Mountain Plants
University of Arizona Press (April 13, 2010). 416 pages
ISBN-10: 0816528373
ISBN-13: 978-0816528370

  Nominees for 2011 -------------------

Baboquivari Mountain Plants. Daniel F. Austin
Hybrid. The History and Science of Plant Breeding. Kingsbury, Noel
In the Shadow of Slavery. Carney, Judith A. and Richard Nicholas Rosomoff
Paleonutrition. Sutton, Mark Q., Sobolik, Kristin D., & Gardner, Jill K
The World of Soy. Du Bois, C. M., Tan, C.-B., & Mintz, S., eds


2010

Eduardo S. Brondizio
The Amazonian Caboclo and the Acai Palm: Forest Farmers in the Global Market
New York Botanical Garden Press (2008). 403 pages
Volume 16 of the Advances in Economic Botany series
ISBN 0893274763

  Nominees for 2010 -------------------


2009

Claire Hope Cummings
Uncertain Peril: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Seeds
Beacon Publishing (2008). 240 pages
ISBN 978-080708580-6

Uncertain Peril is a beautifully scripted, clearly articulated treatise on genetically modified crops. The author has extensive legal background and experience in agriculture and environmental policy related to GMOs (genetically modified organisms, i.e. transgenic plants). She proposes alternatives to industrial agriculture that work in harmony with nature. Her thesis that indigenous peoples' food production systems can point the way for sustainable approaches to greater global food security features research of members of the Society for Economic Botany.

  Nominees for 2009 -------------------

Ragone, Diane and Van Assche, Jozef (2007)
First International Symposium on Breadfruit Research and Development.


2008

Cameron L. McNeil, ed.
Chocolate in Mesoamerica: A Cultural History of Cacao
University of Press of Florida (2007). 544 pages
ISBN 13: 978-0-8130-2953-5

  Nominees for 2008 -------------------

Smith, Nigel, Rodolfo Vásquez and Walter H. Wust. (2007)
Amazon River Fruits: Flavors for Conservation (Frutos del Río Amazonas: Sabores para la Conservación).

Arenas, Pastor. (2003)
Etnografía y Alimentación entre lost Toba-Ñachilamole#ek y Wichí-Lhuku'tas del Chaco Central (Argentina).

Motley, Zerega, & Cross. eds.
(2006)
Darwin's Harvest: new approaches to the origins, evolution, & conservation of crops.

Anderson, Edward N. (2005)
Political Ecology in a Yucatec Maya Community.

Yetman, David. (2006)
The Organ Pipe Cactus.


2007

M. Kat Anderson.
Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and the Management of California's Natural Resources
University of California Press (June 2005). 555 pages
ISBN: 0520248511

  Nominees for 2007 -------------------

Boa, Eric. (2004)
Wild Edible Fungi. A global overview of their use and importance to people.

Motley, Zerega, & Cross. eds. (2006).
Darwin's Harvest: new approaches to the origins, evolution, & conservation of crops.

Anderson, Edward N. (2005).
Political Ecology in a Yucatec Maya Community.

Yetman, David. (2006).
The Organ Pipe Cactus.

Arenas, Pastor.
(2003).
Etnografía y Alimentación entre lost Toba-Ñachilamole#ek y Wichí-Lhuku'tas del Chaco Central (Argentina).


2006

Bradley C. Bennett, Marc A. Baker, Patricia Gomez Andrade, Patricia Gomez Andrade.
Ethnobotany of the Shuar of Eastern Ecuador (Advances in Economic Botany).
New York Botanical Garden Press (April 2002). 304 pages
ISBN: 0893274216

  Nominees for 2006 -------------------

Dunmire, W. W. (2004).
Gardens of New Spain. How Mediterranean Plants and Foods Changed America.
Austin, TX 78713-7819, University of Texas Press, Post Office Box 7819.

Lewis, W. H. and M. P. F. Elvin-Lewis (2003).
Medical Botany. Plants Affecting Human Health, Second Edition.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ.


2005

Daniel F. Austin. 2004.
Florida Ethnobotany.
CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL. 909 pp.
ISBN:0849323320

  Nominees for 2005 -------------------

Dunmire, W. W. (2004).
Gardens of New Spain. How Mediterranean Plants and Foods Changed America.
Austin, TX 78713-7819, University of Texas Press, Post Office Box 7819.

Lewis, W. H. and M. P. F. Elvin-Lewis (2003).
Medical Botany. Plants Affecting Human Health, Second Edition.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ.


2004

Jean H. Langenheim. 2003.
Plant Resins: Chemistry, Evolution, Ecology, and Ethnobotany.
Timber Press, OR. 586 pp.
ISBN: 0881925748

  Nominees for 2004 -------------------

Bennett, B. C., Marc A. Baker, and Particia Gomez Andrade. (2002)
Ethnobotany of the Shuar of Eastern Ecuador. Advances in Economic Botany, Volume 14.
The New York Botanical Garden Press, 200th Street and Kazimiroff Blvd., Bronx, New York 10458-5126.

Kwa’ioloa, Michael and Ben Burt. (2001)
Na Masu’u kia’I Kwara’ae: Out Forest of Kwara’ae.
British Museum Press, 46 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QQ

Langenheim, J. H. (2003)
Plant Resins. Chemistry, Evolution, Ecology, Ethnobotany.
Timber Press, Inc., 133 SW Second Avenue, Suite 450, Portland, Oregon 97204-3527.

Marles, Robin J., Christina Clavelle, Leslie Monteleone,
Natalie Tays, Donna Burns.
(2000)
Aboriginal Plant Use in Canada’s Northwest Boreal Forest.
UBC Press and Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service.

Sarah A. Laird (Editor) (2002)
Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge.
288 pages 1st edition. Stylus Pub Llc.

Valenzuela-Zapata, Ana G. (2003)
El Agave Tequilero. Cultivo e Industria de México, 3e.
Mundi-Prensa México, Río Pánuco, 141 Co., Cuauhtémoc, 06500, México, D.F., México.


2003

David Yetman and Thomas R. Van Devender. 2002.
Mayo Ethnobotany. Land, History, and
Traditional Knowledge in Northwest Mexico.

University of California Press, 2130 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94720.
xiv + 359 pp. (hardcover).
ISBN 0520227212

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  Nominees for 2003 -------------------

Bennett, B. C., Marc A. Baker, and Particia Gomez Andrade. (2002)
Ethnobotany of the Shuar of Eastern Ecuador. Advances in Economic Botany, Volume 14.
The New York Botanical Garden Press, 200th Street and Kazimiroff Blvd., Bronx, New York 10458-5126.

Cunningham, Anthony B. (2001)
Applied Ethnobotany. People, Wild Plant Use & Conservation.
Earthscan Publications Ltd., London. Nominated by: Helen Rose, Earthscan, 5 Feb. 2001.

David Yetman and Thomas R. Van Devender. (2002)
Mayo Ethnobotany. Land, History, and Traditional Knowledge in Northwest Mexico.
University of California Press, 2130 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94720.
xiv + 359 pp. (hardcover). US $ 48.00. ISBN 0-520-22721-2.

Pearsall, D. M. (2000)
Paleoethnobotany. A Handbook of Procedures, second edition.
San Diego, CA 92101-4495, Academic Press, 525 B Street, Suite 1900.

Sarah A. Laird (Editor) (2002)
Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge.
288 pages 1st edition. Stylus Pub Llc. ISBN: 1853836982


2002

Wendy Hodgson. 2001.
Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert.
University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ 85721.
xviii +313 pp. (hardcover).
ISBN 0-8165-2060-7

  Nominees for 2002 -------------------

Minnis, Paul E. and Wayne J. Elisens (eds.) (2000)
Biodiversity and Native America.
University of Oklahoma Press, 4100 28th Avenue N. W., Norman, OK 73069-8212,.
x + 310 pp. (hardcover). $34.95. ISBN 0-8061-3232-9
- nominated for consideration in 2001.

Sarah A. Laird (Editor) (2002)
Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge.
288 pages 1st edition. Stylus Pub Llc. ISBN: 1853836982

Pearsall, D. M. (2000)
Paleoethnobotany. A Handbook of Procedures, second edition.
San Diego, CA 92101-4495, Academic Press, 525 B Street, Suite 1900.


2001

M. W. Eubanks. 1999.
Corn in Clay. Maize Paleoethnobotany in Pre-Columbian Art.
University Press of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
ISBN 0-8130-1669-X

  Nominees for 2001 -------------------

Davidson, A. (1999)
The Oxford Companion to Food.
London. Oxford University Press, London.

Paye, G. D. (2000)
Cultural Uses of Plants. A Guide to Learning about Ethnobotany.
The New York Botanical Garden Press, Bronx, NY.


2000

Gerda Rossel. 1998.
Taxonomic-Linguistic Study of Plantain in Africa.
CNWS Publicaitons, c/o Research School CNWS, Leiden University,
P.O. Box 9515, 2300 RA, Leiden, The Netherlands.

  Nominees for 2000 -------------------

Davidson, Alan (1999)
The Oxford Companion to Food.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K.

Eubanks, M. W. (1999)
Corn in Clay. Maize Paleoethnobotany in Pre-Columbian Art.
University Press of Florida, 15 NW 15th Street, Gainesville, FL. 32611-2079.

Romero, Claudia. (1999)
Epífitas no vasculares comerciales de un bosque montano tropical.
Serie Téchnica, Informe Téchnica No. 310. Centro Agronómico
Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza, Unidad de Manejo de Bosques Naturales, Turrialba, Costa Rica.

Simoons, Frederick J. (1998)
Plants of Life, Plants of Death.
The University of Wisconsin Press, 2537 Daniels Street, Madison, WI 53718.

Tuxill, John and G. P. Nabhan (1998)
Plants and Protected Areas. A Guide to in situ Management.
Standley Thornes Publishers Ltd., Ellenborough House, Wellington Street, Cheltenham, GL50 1YW, U.K.


1999

Wade Davis. 1997.
One River. Explorations and Discoveries in the Amazon Rain Forest.
A Touchstone Book, Simon Schuster Company, New York.

  Nominees for 1999 -------------------

Carrington, Sean. (1998)
Wild Plants of the Eastern Caribbean
Macmillan Education Ltd., London.

Brussell, David Eric (1997)
Potions, Poisons, and Panaceas: An Ethnobotanical Study of Monserrat
(with a Foreword by Schultes), Southern Illinois University Press.

Moerman, Daniel E. (1998)
Native American Ethnobotany.
Timber Press, Portland Oregon.;


1998

Amadeo M. Rea. 1997.
At the Desert's Green Edge. An Ethnobotany of the Gila River Pima.
The University of Arizona Press, 1230 Park Ave., Tucson, AZ.

  Nominees for 1998 -------------------

Robert Voeks. (1997)
Sacred Leaves of Candomblé: African Magic, Medicine, and Religion in Brazil.
University of Texas Press, Austin.

Michael J. Balick, Paul Alan Cox. (1996)
Plants, People and Culture.
W. H. Freeman Co.

Miguel N. Alexiades (ed.). (1996)
Selected Guidelines for Ethnobotanical Research: A Field Manual.
The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY.

Carol A. Newall, Linda A. Anderson, J. David Phillipson. (1996)
Herbal Medicines: A Guide for Health-Care Professionals.
The Pharmaceutical Press, London.


1997

Cath M. Cotton. 1996.
Ethnobotany: Principles and Applications.
John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., Baffins Lane, England.

  Nominees for 1997 -------------------

Michael J. Balick, Paul Alan Cox. (1996)
Plants, People and Culture.
W. H. Freeman Co.

Miguel N. Alexiades (ed.). (1996)
Selected Guidelines for Ethnobotanical Research: A Field Manual.
The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY.

Cheatham, Scooter, Marshall C. Johnston, and Lynn Marshall. (1995)
The Useful Wild Plants of Texas, the Southeastern and Southwestern United States,
the Southern Plains, and Northern Mexico. Volume 1.

Useful Wild Plants, Inc., Austin, TX.

1996

William Balee. 1994.
Footprints of the Forest. Ka'apor Ethnobotany
--the Historical Ecology of Plant Utilization by an Amazonian People.

Columbia University Press, New York.

  Nominees for 1996 -------------------

Arvigo, R. and M. Balick (1993)
Rainforest Remedies. One Hundred Healing Herbs of Belize.
Lotus Press, Twin Lakes, WI.

J. Pojar and A. Mackinnon. (1994)
Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast
Lone Pine Press, Vancouver.

Beryl B. Simpson and Molly C. Ogorzaly. (1995)
Economic Botany. Plants in Our World.
McGraw-Hill, Inc. New York.

Shahina A. Ghazanfar. (1994)
Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants.
CRC Press, Inc. 2000 Corporate Blvd. N. W., Boca Raton, Fl.

Richard E. Schultes and Siri von Reis. (1995)
Ethnobotany: Evolution of a Discipline.
Dioscorides Press, Portland, OR.

Gary J. Martin. (1995)
Ethnobotany. A Methods Manual.
Chapman Hall, New York.

Christopher Joyce. (1994)
Earthly Goods. Medicine-Hunting in the Rainforest.
Little, Brown Co., Boston, Mass.