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Published: 30 June 2011

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780197264768

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The Lost Woodlands of Ancient Nasca

A Case-study in Ecological and Cultural Collapse

David Beresford-Jones

OUP/British Academy

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monographs

  • Explores the mysterious disappearance of the ancient Nasca civilization
  • Draws on archaeology, archaeobotany, geomorphology, and ecology
  • Shows relevance of archaeological studies to understanding modern ecological problems