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Aztecs

Author : Inga Clendinnen
ISBN : 9781139953030
Genre : History
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In 1521, the city of Tenochtitlan, magnificent centre of the Aztec empire, fell to the Spaniards and their Indian allies. Inga Clendinnen's account of the Aztecs recreates the culture of that city in its last unthreatened years. It provides a vividly dramatic analysis of Aztec ceremony as performance art, binding the key experiences and concerns of social existence in the late imperial city to the mannered violence of their ritual killings.

Daily Life Of The Aztecs

Author : Jacques Soustelle
ISBN : 0486424855
Genre : Social Science
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A study of the Mexicans at the beginning of the sixteenth century, focusing on the daily activities of the city-dwellers of Mexico-Tenochtitlan, and discussing society, religion, domestic habits, marriage and family, war, the arts, and other aspects of daily life.

Aztec

Author : Gary Jennings
ISBN : 0765317508
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 32. 53 MB
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The epic tale of an Aztec survivor of the Spanish conquest and his times as a warrior, scribe, travelling merchant, confidant of Motecuhzoma II, and envoy to the invading Spaniards.

Aztec

Author : DK
ISBN : 9781405391139
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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DK Eyewitness Aztec is a spectacular and informative guide to the rise and fall of the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas, who built vast empires and left behind a legacy of mystery and wonder. Incredible colour photographs offer your child a unique "eyewitness" view of these amazing civilisations. Show your child how jewellery was made, and learn what kind of food the Aztecs ate, how the Incas built their homes, and how the Mayan calendar worked. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about the Aztecs. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at www.dk.com/clipart.

Aztec Imperial Strategies

Author : Frances Berdan
ISBN : 0884022110
Genre : History
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"Based on a ten-week working seminar in 1986, offers new interpretations of the extent, organization, and imperial strategies of the Aztec empire. Analyzes data from the major chroniclers and from individual towns and places throughout the empire. Informa

Handbook To Life In The Aztec World

Author : Manuel Aguilar-Moreno
ISBN : 9780195330830
Genre : History
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Since its violent dissolution in 1521, the Aztec Empire of Mexico has continually intrigued us. Recent discoveries resulting from the excavation of the Templo Mayor in the heart of Mexico City have taught us even more about this fascinating culture. The increasing recognition that the achievements of Mesoamerican civilizations were among the most sophisticated of the ancient world has led to a demand for introductions to the basic methods and theories of scholars working throughout the region. Handbook to Life in the Aztec World gathers the results from recent archaeological discoveries and scholarly research into a single accessible volume. Organized thematically, the handbook covers all aspects of life in the Aztec world: Mesoamerican civilizations and Aztec archeology; evolution of Aztec civilization; geography of the Aztec world; society and government; religion, cosmology, and mythology; funerary beliefs and customs; Aztec art; Aztec architecture; Nahuatl literature; the calendar, astronomy, and mathematics; economy, industry, and trade; daily life; the Aztec after conquest and today. Each chapter includes an extensive bibliography, and more than 165 original line drawings, photographs, and maps complement the text. Handbook to Life in the Aztec World provides all the essential information required by anyone interested in Aztec history or culture.

The Aztec Image In Western Thought

Author : Benjamin Keen
ISBN : 0813515726
Genre : History
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Encompass the sweep of changing Western thought on the Aztecs from Cortes to the present.

Aztec

Author : Mary Stout
ISBN : 0836836995
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the origin, history, traditional and contemporary ways of life of the Aztec Indians of Mexico.

Aztec Warfare

Author : Ross Hassig
ISBN : 0806127732
Genre : History
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In exploring the pattern and methods of Aztec expansion, Ross Hassig focuses on political and economic factors. Because they lacked numerical superiority, faced logistical problems presented by the terrain, and competed with agriculture for manpower, the Aztecs relied as much on threats and the image of power as on military might to subdue enemies and hold them in their orbit. Hassig describes the role of war in the everyday life of the capital, Tenochtitlan: the place of the military in Aztec society; the education and training of young warriors; the organization of the army; the use of weapons and armor; and the nature of combat.

The Aztecs

Author : Michael E. Smith
ISBN : 9781118257197
Genre : History
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The Aztecs brings to life one of the best-known indigenous civilizations of the Americas in a vivid, comprehensive account of the ancient Aztecs. A thorough examination of Aztec origins and civilization including religion, science, and thought Incorporates the latest archaeological excavations and research into explanations of the Spanish conquest and the continuity of Aztec culture in Central Mexico Expanded coverage includes key topics such as writing, music, royal tombs, and Aztec predictions of the end of the world

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