Episode 122: Step by Step: A Brief History of the Aztec Empire

1h 30m | Jul 29, 2023

On today's tour, we join our tour guides, Xan and Joe, as Xan leads a tour focused on the history of the Aztec empire and how they rose to prominence. Meanwhile, they briefly discuss the ways human civilizations have developed through kin-based relationships and the role rituals play in bonding people together.

Sources used:

Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs by Camilla Townsend

The WEIRDest People in the World by Joseph Henrich

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