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UNIT 8: Early Economies

UNIT AUDIO GLOSSARY

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ayllu Audio Pronunciation of ayllu
Communal organizations or lineages in Andean highlands, especially during the time of the Inka.

chattel slaves Audio Pronunciation of chattel slaves
Persons who are the property of another and provide slave labor from birth to death.

Cuzco Audio Pronunciation of Cuzco
Capital city of the Inka.

Domesday Book Audio Pronunciation of Domesday Book
Records of a survey of lands and peoples in the conquered British isles commissioned by William the Conqueror in 1086 CE.

Hangzhou Audio Pronunciation of Hangzhou
Capital of the Southern Song dynasty from 1127 - 1279 on the southeastern coast of China.

Heian Audio Pronunciation of Heian
Capital city of Japan, 794 - 1185 CE.

kuraka Audio Pronunciation of kuraka
Provincial officials in Andean political systems.

Macchu Picchu Audio Pronunciation of Macchu Picchu
Sacred city of the Inka.

Sapa Inka Audio Pronunciation of Sapa Inka
The sole ruler of the Inka, believed to be a descendant of the sun god and his representative on earth; his cult became the center of the Inkan state religion.

shoen Audio Pronunciation of shoen
Manors or estates of nobility during and after Japanese Heian period.

shogunate Audio Pronunciation of shogunate
Government of the shogun.

Wanka Audio Pronunciation of Wanka
Ethnic group subject to the Inkas.

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