Day, Kent C., 1932-. Storage and labor service: a production and management design for the Andean area

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Storage and labor service: a production and management design for the Andean area

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Chan Chan: Andean desert city, edited by Michael E. Moseley and Kent C. Day

Published By: Original publisher Chan Chan: Andean desert city, edited by Michael E. Moseley and Kent C. Day Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. 2010. 333-349 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Kent C. Day

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2015. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Chimu (SE75)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Warehousing (488); Public structures (344); Miscellaneous facilities (368); Labor relations (466); Production and supply (433);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document It is proposed that certain structures and construction techniques at the late Moche site of Pampa Grande and the Chimu center of Chan Chan point to similarities with Inka storage facilities and use of labor service. Chimu field and irrigation systems and settlement patterns are also considered. Storage facilities are the most numerous type of adobe structure at Chan Chan. These are identified as storerooms because of their similarity to Inka structures. They probably stored high valued goods as they are isolated within high-walled [i]ciudadelas[/i] with winding corridors. Such features indicate the Chimu may have been concerned with theft. Also associated with storerooms at Chan Chan are U-shaped structures. Labor service can be assumed due to the quantity of construction materials used at Chan Chan and the manner in which [i]ciudadela[/i] walls were built: in sections that probably represent separate labor units. In addition, north of Chan Chan there are formally arranged agricultural fields, with few residential settlements in the area, that were probably lands of the nobility. The storerooms hint at another form of labor service, in the manufacture of goods to stock them. How such goods affected the general economy is considered.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 17

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. se75-017

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: For bibliographical references see document 18:[Moseley and Day] (2010, References) Reprint of 1982 copy

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document not specified

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Archaeologist-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry; 2014

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1500-500 BP (AD 500-1500)

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) north coast Peru

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Chanchán (Peru)


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