Aztec human sacrifice: cross-cultural assessments of the ecological hypothesis

Ethnology Vol/Iss. 37 Published In Pages: 285-298
By Winkelman, Michael James


Population density, population pressure, internal and external war for land and resources, and a low hierarchical focus of religion will be positively associated with human sacrifice (285, 294).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
multiple regressionSupportedp<.001UNKNOWNUNKNOWN