We all know that in historical times clans would trade with one another for their basic survival needs, and as technology progressed so did the acceptable means of trading right up to current day where we buy items in stores with money.
In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries most of the world had moved towards a trading system which included gold and other valuables, yet the Inca Empire was the largest empire in South America and they had absolutely no money.
The empire had a very interesting way of dealing with their economy, they were exceptionally talented in their ability to use land in any way that was necessary. There are documents which refer to the building capabilities of the empire as well as other practices.
The Inca’s never traded their crops or any other belongings within themselves, yet they did trade with people outside of the empire for items they were unable to make themselves. The great Inca Empire survived until they were practically destroyed by the invasion of the Spanish.
For more information on the differences between modern day humanity and the Inca Empire read the full article on i09.