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How do different kinds of societies cause and mitigate environmental change? The case of the lost woodlands of ancient Nasca

Article by Dr David Beresford-Jones, Fellow of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge. He was a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow from 2005 to 2008. His book ‘The Lost Woodlands of Ancient Nasca: A Case-Study in Ecological and Cultural Collapse’ was published in June 2011 as a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monograph.

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 18 (Summer 2011).