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Regional Demographics: Growth, Mobility and Development in the ancient populations of Cundinamarca and Boyacá Regions, Colombia, South America.

Author(s): Francisco Romano ; Sergio Castro ; Sergio González

Year: 2016

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This paper deals with population dynamics and changes in ancient pre-Hispanic societies settled in the regions of Villa de Leiva, Fuquene and Funza from the Cundinamarca and Boyacá basin, Colombia, South America. Based on these three different regional datasets, this research wants to contribute to analytical modeling development in order to understand population dynamics. Since a comparative perspective among nearby regions we accounting for substantial variability in demographic past behavior of mobility dynamics, population growth and development that led to differential settlement patterns, social institutions and social organization change. Unevenness results in the range of demographic behavior among these three sequences of regional change question the apparent homogeneity of social and institutional development in ancient societies that inhabited the Cundinamarca and Boyacá basin.


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Regional Demographics: Growth, Mobility and Development in the ancient populations of Cundinamarca and Boyacá Regions, Colombia, South America.. Francisco Romano, Sergio Castro, Sergio González. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, Florida. 2016 ( tDAR id: 403267)


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Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America