Chan Chan: Andean Alternative of the Preindustrial City

@article{Moseley1975ChanCA,
  title={Chan Chan: Andean Alternative of the Preindustrial City},
  author={Michael Edward Moseley},
  journal={Science},
  year={1975},
  volume={187},
  pages={219 - 225}
}
I have discussed Chan Chan in terms of its political and economic characteristics because state organization had a pervasive impact on the growth and structure of the settlement. In this sense the capital of Chimor resembles Cuzco the Inca capital (1). Both metropolitan centers served as seats of Andean empires governed by noble classes headed by members of royal dynasties. Each state relied on a system of labor taxation and controlled the production, collection, and redistribution of goods… Expand
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