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Chithprabha Kudlu and Mark Nichter

, including Japan and China. 69 The thirty-million-strong Indian diaspora spread across 125 countries is another important source of cultural capital. Legal recognition of Ayurveda in East Africa, Thailand, Mauritius, and Oman indicates the potential of various streams of diaspora, old and new, to act as

Henrique Leitão

progressed the crew became a floating United Nations with disregard for race or religion: slave and free blacks from Brazil and so-called Kaffirs from East Africa […] Chinese, Javanese, and Indians”. 19 This unique environment, coupled with the supreme value that was attached to seamanship, technical

Sue Ellen Holbrook

southern wind, Auster, at the mid-right.81 When the center is filled with a map of the three continents, on which Asia is east, Africa west, and Europe north, Subsolanus is correlated with the position of Asia, Septentrio with Europe, and so on.82 De Worde's drawing does suggest a partial visual

Laurence Totelin

, cardamom, cassia, cinnamon, costus-root, nard, opobal- samum, pepper, storax, etc.; in a word “almost all the known spices of the day.” 49 These spices came from East Africa, Arabia, and in some cases from as far as India. 50 The making of Mithridatium therefore implied a flourishing trade of materia

Florence Eliza Glaze

imported from the Arabian peninsula, India, the Spice Islands, and north-east Africa has not been comprehensively examined; please see discussion below. Recent publications include pertinent chapters on medicinal substances written by Marie-Hélène Congourdeau, Petros Bouras-Valliana­tos, Marie Cronier

Sienna R. Craig and Denise M. Glover

Anthropologist 84: 830–47. Igoe, J. 2003, Conservation and Globalization: A Study of National Parks and Indigenous Com- munities from East Africa to South Dakota (Case Studies on Contemporary Issues) , Wadsworth Publishing. Lama, Y., S. Ghimire, and Y. Aumeeruddy-Thomas 2001, Medicinal Plants of Dolpo: Am chi