Throughout time, man's activities are distributed in periodic cycles. These vary according to the economic model and environmental conditions, as well as cultural and religious beliefs. In modern societies, public festivities, holiday periods and social ceremonies also contribute to such cycles.
Santa Coloma, Maria Eugenia
"Seasonality of Marriages on Easter Island,"
Rapa Nui Journal: Journal of the Easter Island Foundation: Vol. 11
, Article 5.
Available at: https://kahualike.manoa.hawaii.edu/rnj/vol11/iss4/5