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The Persistence of Prehispanic Chiefdoms on the Río Daule, Coastal Ecuador
La persistencia de los cacicazgos prehispánicos en el Río Daule, costa del Ecuador


by David M. Stemper

Regional survey and excavations delineate a sequence of social change from 3000 B.Cc to the Spanish Conquest on the southern coast of Ecuador. A study of the religious, economic, and military sources of chiefly power in a region dependent on extensive ridged-field agriculture. Complete text in English and Spanish.

Memoirs in Latin American Archaeology, No. 7, published by University of Pittsburgh Latin American Archaeology Publications and Libri Mundi (Quito), 1993. 228 pp. ISBN: 1-877812-09-9.

Paperback: $19.00 (shipping included). Order code M007.
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