Daily Life Of The Aztecs

Author: Davíd Carrasco
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313377448
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Examine the fascinating details of the daily lives of the ancient Aztecs through this innovative study of their social history, culture, and continuing influence, written from the perspective of the history of religions.

Handbook To Life In The Aztec World

Author: Manuel Aguilar-Moreno
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195330838
Size: 21.54 MB
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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.

Daily Life Of The Aztecs

Author: Jacques Soustelle
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486424859
Size: 79.12 MB
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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.

Music In Aztec Inca Territory

Author: Robert Stevenson
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520031692
Size: 80.94 MB
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Robert Stevenson's book is a comprehensive, expert and readable study on Aztec and Incan music. He examines the musical cultures at the time of first contact with Europeans and also Mesoamerican and Andean highland musical traditions up to 1800.

The Aztec

Author: William Caper
Publisher: Benchmark Education Company
ISBN: 145090713X
Size: 14.29 MB
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Find out about the powerful Aztec empire who ruled Mexico and built temples toward the sky. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guide and Comprehension Question Card)

Ancient Aztec Technology

Author: Emily Mahoney
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1499419260
Size: 54.33 MB
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Technology is guiding force in all civilizations. Readers discover the role technology played in ancient Aztec life through text designed to reflect essential social studies curriculum topics. Accessible text introduces readers to the technology used by ancient Aztecs, helping them make their own comparisons to the technology available to us today. Colorful photographs and historical images bring readers into the world of the ancient Aztec people. Primary sources are also included to enhance readers’ learning experience. What did the Aztec people use to make their tools and weapons? Readers will have fun finding out!

Daily Life Of The Aztecs

Author: David Carrasco
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313295584
Size: 15.93 MB
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Experience and explore the often controversial lives of the ancient Aztecs through this comprehensive social history of their culture.

The Aztec Image In Western Thought

Author: Benjamin Keen
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813515724
Size: 41.73 MB
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Encompass the sweep of changing Western thought on the Aztecs from Cortes to the present.

Aztec Imperial Strategies

Author: Frances Berdan
Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks
ISBN: 9780884022114
Size: 59.31 MB
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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

Aztec Inca Maya

Author: Elizabeth Baquedano
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 9780789461155
Size: 12.20 MB
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Chronicles the history, beliefs, and everyday lives of the ancient Aztec, Inca, and Maya peoples.