Anthropology

Easter Island's Society May Not Have Self-Destructed

The traditional narrative of the island's history suggests that the local people destroyed their own society through infighting and overexploitation of natural resources, while a new study suggests a society with a high level of collaboration.

Mayans Used Chocolate for Money

These products would eventually go on to serve as universal currencies across the different Maya regions and were used to finance state activities, as well as household needs.

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