The Aztecs

The Aztecs Author Dirk R. Van Tuerenhout
ISBN-10 9781576079218
Year 2005
Pages 339
Language en
Publisher ABC-CLIO
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Shows how the Aztecs lived by describing their government, social customs, religion, and history.

Aztecs

Aztecs Author Inga Clendinnen
ISBN-10 0521485851
Year 1995-02-24
Pages 398
Language en
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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Inga Clendinnen's account of the Aztecs recreates the culture of the city of Tenochtitlan, magnificent centre of the Aztec empire, in its last unthreatened years before it fell to the Spaniards and their Indian allies.

Aztec

Aztec Author Gary Jennings
ISBN-10 0765317508
Year 2006-05-16
Pages 768
Language en
Publisher Macmillan
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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.

The Aztec

The Aztec Author William Caper
ISBN-10 9781450907132
Year 2011-01
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Benchmark Education Company
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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)

Aztec Imperial Strategies

Aztec Imperial Strategies Author Frances Berdan
ISBN-10 0884022110
Year 1996-01-01
Pages 392
Language en
Publisher Dumbarton Oaks
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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

Handbook to Life in the Aztec World Author Manuel Aguilar-Moreno
ISBN-10 9780195330830
Year 2007
Pages 440
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
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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 Aztecs

The Aztecs Author Michael E. Smith
ISBN-10 9781118257197
Year 2013-03-01
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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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

Aztecs

Aztecs Author Jen Green
ISBN-10 1435854985
Year 2009-08-15
Pages 45
Language en
Publisher The Rosen Publishing Group
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Describes the history, customs, and daily life of the Aztecs.

Religion and Empire

Religion and Empire Author Geoffrey W. Conrad
ISBN-10 0521318963
Year 1984-08-31
Pages 266
Language en
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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Religion and Empire is an innovative and provocative study of the two largest states of the Precolumbian Americas, the Aztec and Inca Empires. By examining the causes of the formation and expansion of these two empires, the authors identify similar patterns and processes underlying their rise and decline. They demonstrate that in both examples among the critical elements in the transition from marginal people to imperial power to disintegrating society were changes in traditional religion, including the elaboration of Aztec human sacrifice and Inca worship of the corpses of their kings. The authors show that the complex interaction between such ideological shifts and political and economic factors generated the spectacular historical trajectories of these Pre-Colombian empires.

The Aztecs

The Aztecs Author Anita Ganeri
ISBN-10 0756519527
Year 2006-07-01
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Capstone
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Examines the life of the Aztecs including their history.

The Aztec Book of Destiny

The Aztec Book of Destiny Author Rick Holmer
ISBN-10 1419611631
Year 2005-07-08
Pages 414
Language en
Publisher BookSurge LLC
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The Aztec Book of Destiny summarizes traditional Mesoamerican beliefs about the spiritual nature of time and its influence on one's personality and fate. The ancient Aztec, Toltec and Maya believed that the day of birth, as defined in their sacred calendar, affects destiny; and this philosophy has guided their daily lives for more than 3000 years. This book condenses the scattered and disparate literature about these beliefs into a fun and informative narrative; but it goes far beyond what academics and popular authors have published to date. The author presents a unique perspective shaped by the wisdom of a traditional calendar-keeper he met in Mexico in 1973. The book's message is that the calendar is not simply an ancient and forgotten curiosity - it is as relevant today as in ancient times. The majority of the book projects the timeless Mesoamerican philosophy into contemporary Western society encouraging introspection and self-awareness.

Law and the Transformation of Aztec Culture 1500 1700

Law and the Transformation of Aztec Culture  1500 1700 Author Susan Kellogg
ISBN-10 0806136855
Year 2005-01
Pages 285
Language en
Publisher University of Oklahoma Press
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In this book, Susan Kellogg explains how Spanish law served as an instrument of cultural transformation and adaptation in the lives of Nahuatl-speaking peoples during the years 1500-1700 - the first two centuries of colonial rule. She shows that law had an impact on numerous aspects of daily life, especially gender relations, patterns of property ownership and transmission, and family and kinship organization. Based on a wide array of local-level Spanish and Nahuatl documentation and an intensive analysis of seventy-three lawsuits over property involving Indians residing in colonial Mexico City (Tenochtitlan), this work reveals how legal documentation offers important clues to attitudes and perceptions. Although Kellogg's analysis reflects contemporary and theoretical developments in social and literary theory, it also applies a unique ethnographic and textual approach to the subject.

Daily Life of the Aztecs

Daily Life of the Aztecs Author Davíd Carrasco
ISBN-10 9780313377440
Year 2011-07-31
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher ABC-CLIO
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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.