Marco Madella is an ICREA research professor in environmental archaeology at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and at the IMF-Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Barcelona, and he has been director of studies in archaeology and anthropology at St. Edmund's College (Cambridge). Carla Lancelotti is a researcher at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. Manon Savard is a professor of geography and archaeology at the Universite du Quebec a Rimouski, where she is a founding member of a laboratory of archaeology and heritage.
"Moving away from traditional archaeobotanical works that simply publish lists of plants, this book presents complex and sophisticated analyses of ethnobotanical data to provide a deeper understanding of people's relationship to flora in the past."--Choice "Will find a place on the bookshelf of any serious ethnobotanist, and it clearly shows the value of ethnobotanical investigations for understanding agriculture and agrarian societies of the past."--Economic Botany