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Not the Incas? Weaving Archaeology and Language into a Single New Prehistory

In September 2008, the British Academy sponsored a unique gathering of world specialists in the prehistory of the Andes. Dr Paul Heggarty and Dr David Beresford-Jones, the convenors and specialists respectively in the linguistics and archaeology of the region, discuss this test-case in how to converge the divergent perspectives of various branches of the humanities into a single, coherent vision of the human past.

• Paul Heggarty and David Beresford-Jones

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 12 (January 2009).