Plant-Knowledge Adaptation in an Urban Setting: Candomblé Ethnobotany in New York City

Fonseca F. N. and Balick M. J. (2018) Economic Botany 72 (1) 56-70.

Candomblé is an African-Brazilian religion that resulted from the adaptation of West African (especially Yoruba) beliefs in Brazil during and after the slave trade. This study seeks to understand the current evolution of Candomblé ethnobotanical knowledge as it travels from Brazil to New York City (NYC), therefore going through a second adaptation process...

Plant-Knowledge Adaptation in an Urban Setting: Candomblé Ethnobotany in New York City

ETHNOMEDICINE