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Daily life of the Aztecs by Jacques Soustelle

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Published by Phoenix in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aztecs -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJacques Soustelle.
The Physical Object
Pagination319 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19562269M
ISBN 101842125087

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This excellent translation brings to life the Aztec people of the first part of the sixteenth century." (Kliatt) "In Daily Life of the Aztecs Soustelle has presented a precise and lively picture of Aztec life on the eve of the Spanish conquest A most exciting book on the exciting life of the Mexicans at the beginning of the 16th century."Cited by: Examine the fascinating and often controversial details of the daily lives of the ancient Aztecs through this innovative study written from the perspective of the history of religions. The Aztec people come to life for students, teachers, and interested readers through the exploration of the ceremonial character of their social and symbolic /5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, sider: illustrations i sort og hvid: Contents: Indhold: Cemanahuac: The land surrounded by water ; The worldview of balance: The cosmic tree and the four quarters ; Mountains of water: Tenochtitlan and Aztec communities ; Education and the Aztec life cycle: From birth to death and beyond ; . Daily Life of the Aztecs (Book) Daily Life of the Aztecs. Author. Soustelle, Jacques. Publisher. Phoenix. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. Recommended By. Numerous educational institutions recommend us, including Oxford University, Michigan State University, and University of Minnesota.

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  Tireless speech-makers and lovers of verse, the ancient Aztecs were also prodigious record keepers, using a pictographic system to keep records of their history, geography, and rituals. Many of these accounts were destroyed after the Spanish conquest; but fortunately, a few survived, Brand: Dover Publications. Handbook to life in the Aztec world / by Manuel Aguilar-Moreno. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1. Aztecs—History. 2. Aztecs—Social life and customs. 3. Aztecs—Antiquities. 4. Mexico—Antiquities. I. Title. FA35 ’—dc Daily Life. Aztecs lived in harmony with one another and were a united empire. The daily life of an Aztec, largely revolved around: cooking, harvesting, hunting, building and playing. Where they lived. The Aztecs lived in the area of which is now called Central America. Their empire was the largest city of any part of America before Columbus came.   Tireless speech-makers and lovers of verse, the ancient Aztecs used a pictographic system to keep records of their history, geography, and rituals. Many of these accounts were destroyed after the Spanish conquest; but fortunately, a few survived, including records kept by the invaders. This book by an international authority on Mexican archeology 5/5(1).