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Author Schreiber, Katharina Jeanne.

Title Irrigation and society in the Peruvian desert : the puquios of Nasca / Katharina Schreiber and Josue Lancho Rojas.

Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  985.27019 SCHR    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 172 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Nasca: Jewel of the Peruvian South Coast 1 -- 2 Natural Environment and Hydrology of Nasca: The Problem of the Lack of Water 21 -- 3 Puquios: The Solution to the Problem 35 -- 4 Puquios of the Nasca Irrigation Sector 61 -- 5 Puquios of the Aja Irrigation Sector 71 -- 6 Puquios of the Tierras Blancas Irrigation Sector 99 -- 7 Puquios of the Taruga Irrigation Sector 117 -- 8 Puquios of the Las Trancas Irrigation Sector 125 -- 9 Dating of the Puquios 139 -- 10 Conclusion: The Role of the Puquios in Ancient Nasca Society 155.
Other author Lancho Rojas, Josue.
Subject Nazca culture.
Indians of South America -- Irrigation -- Peru -- Ica (Department)
Irrigation -- Peru -- Ica (Department)
Ica (Peru : Region) -- Antiquities.
ISBN 0739106414 (cloth : alk. paper)