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Maya History Suggests Trade Patterns Played Key Role In Collapse

This undated image shows the Uxmal Mayan ruins. New research suggests trade patterns in Maya history could have played key role in Maya collapse.
This undated image shows the Uxmal Mayan ruins. New research suggests trade patterns in Maya history could have played key role in Maya collapse.

The Huffington Post

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Posted: 05/27/2012 12:19 pm Updated: 05/27/2012 12:36 pm

 

Maya history--and the civilization's "collapse"--continue to occupy the minds of archeologists. Some research points to a series of droughts as playing an important role in the Maya demise. Other researchers propose the ancient Maya were less resilient to fight for survival due to religious beliefs.

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