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Unformatted text preview: munity organizers interwoven with religion. What did kurakas do? Labor was done FOR them by the community, ayllus offered a portion of their production to their kurakas on the basis that the kurakas would then help them when they needed the services of the kurakas (RECIPROCITY) Ceremonial aspects of the job provided community solidarity Gifts were given out to the community, and vice versa. This engendered goodwill. Spalding argues that the Incas expanded and built the empire as well and as rapidly as they did through maintaining ayllus and building on the kinship system. Ayllus weren’t static, they were dynamic organizations with alliances and hostilities that rapidly changed Language was not universal, nor were deities and pract...
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