Religious Changes Caused Mayan Collapse?

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by James Blake Wiener
published on 06 April 2012
For several decades, scholars and archaeologists have debated what caused the decline and collapse of the Classical Maya (c. 250-900 CE). Most content that it was a combination of agricultural mismanagement and environmental changes, which doomed the city-states of the formidable Maya. MSNBC published this article last month, which suggested that changes in religious rites also could have played a decisive role in the Maya's decline. Please click here to access the article.
Posted by James Blake Wiener on April 6, 2012, 21:38.

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