Cuzco was much more of a ceremonial center than

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Unformatted text preview: was one of local kurakas still in place (with sons and deities held hostage in Cuzco under the guise of education/protection) and then Incan provincial leadership derived from the elite built on existing organizations The mit’a was a form of tax exacted on the people of the Incan empire, in that it was a mandatory period of labor or service to the empire. Communities produced for selves, for kurakas, and now for the Incas. So, the kurakas enforced a rotation system of people who would then assign people to different jobs for production The mit’a was used for military service, for mining, for runners, for crafts, for produce/foodstuffs Was it a centralized...
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