Meggers, Betty J.

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MEGGERS, Betty J. American, b. 1921. Genres: Archaeology/Antiquities, Environmental sciences/Ecology. Career: American Anthropological Association, executive secretary, 1959-61; Smithsonian Institution, research associate, Washington, D.C., 1954-. Publications: Ecuador, 1966; Amazonia: Man and Culture in a Counterfeit Paradise, 1971, 1996; Prehistoric America, 1972. TRANSLATOR: The Civilizational Process, by Darcy Ribeiro, 1968; People and Cultures of Ancient Peru, by Luis G. Lumbreras, 1974. EDITOR: (with E.S. Ayensu and W.D. Duckworth) Tropical Forest Ecosystems in Africa and South America: A Comparative Review, 1973; (with L. Nunez) Investigaciones Paleoindias al Sur de la Linea Ecuatorial, 1987; Prehistoria Sudamericana, 1992. Address: MRC-112, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, U.S.A.