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New formulae for estimating prehistoric populations for lowland South America and the Caribbean

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

L. Antonio Curet*
Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado, Campus Box 103, PO Box 173364, Denver CO 80217-3364, USA.


The estimation of past population levels continues to be an important aspect of archaeological research. Here Antonio Curet offers new formulae for estimating prehistoric populations in lowland South America and the Caribbean using data derived from houses and settlements.

Copyright © Antiquity Publications Ltd. 1998

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