From Frontier Town to Metropolis: A History of Villavicencio, Colombia, Since 1842

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Although Villavicencio, the capital of the Department of Meta, is located just 120 miles from Bogot???, the mountains of the eastern Andean Cordillera lie between the two cities. As a result, after its founding in 1842, Villavicencio remained an isolated frontier outpost for more than one hundred years. From Frontier Town to Metropolis recounts the history of the town and explains how, by the twenty-first century, it became a thriving metropolis with a population nearing three hundred thousand. During the next sixty years, ...

From Frontier Town to Metropolis: A History of Villavicencio, Colombia, Since 1842 2007, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780742554733

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From Frontier Town to Metropolis: A History of Villavicencio, Colombia, Since 1842 2007, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

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