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Latin America Ancient Civilizations And Their Administrative Legacies

JEAN-CLAUDE GARCIA-ZAMOR
PAQ, Vol. 27 No. 1, (2003)

This article reviews the legacies of the civilizations of the Aztecs,
Mayas, and Incas. It specifically deals with five administrative problems
faced by these civilizations, which include: an unorganized and
inefficient bureaucracy, an inadequate and unfair tax collection system,
nugatory agricultural practices, a warped judicial order, and a poor
educational system. The article further discusses the relevance to contemporary
administration of these civilizationsí solutions to the aforementioned
five administrative problems.

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