This landmark volume assesses the contribution of recent work in ethnobiology to anthropological thought. Considers the ways in which the subject matter and methodologies of ethnobiological research address core anthropological questions. Contributors explore a wide range of themes, such as our understanding of those processes which transform the environment, and the evolution of the cultural mind. Addresses anthropological issues of general interest, from biology to reflexivity. Helps to develop the productive relationship between ethnobiology and anthropology.