This article discusses Chanka kinship and social organization in the light of settlement pattern studies, bioarchaeology, and the need for defense.
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Kellett, Lucas C.
"The Ayllus of the Chanka Heartland: An Interdisciplinary Assessment,"
Andean Past: Vol. 13, Article 16.
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