The Aztecs

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Thames & Hudson, 2009 - History - 256 pages
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From their remote origins as migrating tribes to their rise as builders of empire, the Aztecs were among the most dynamic and feared peoples of ancient Mexico. This fully revised and reorganized edition of Richard Townsends masterly study presents an expanded view of their history and cultural achievements, and includes colour plates for the first time.

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Contents

Introduction
7
PART TWO URBAN TRADITIONS TRIBAL PEOPLES
31
Birth of an Empire
63
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Richard Townsend , a noted expert on pre-Columbian culture, is Curator of the Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at the Art Institute of Chicago. He has conducted extensive research at Aztec sites.

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