Chiefdoms on the Río Daule, Ecuador, cover
Memoirs in Latin American Archaeology, No. 7
University of Pittsburgh Latin American Archaeology Publications and Libri Mundi (Quito)
1993. 228 pp. ISBN: 1-877812-09-9

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 / por 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.

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