Handbook to Life in the Aztec World

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Infobase Publishing, 2006 - History - 465 pages
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Captures the essence of life in great civilizations of the past. Each volume in this series examines a single civilization, and covers everything from landmark events and monumental achievements to geography and everyday life.
  

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Interesting book, very useful notes about the life of these people thos days. I have to read it again.

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Amazingly exhaustive book covering almost all facets of life and culture in the world of the Aztecs. Fascinating, copiously illustrated (only wish some were in color). Read full review

Contents

Evolution of Aztec Civilization
27
Geography of the Aztec World
51
Society and Government
73
Warfare
97
Religion Cosmology and Mythology
137
Funerary Beliefs and Customs
159
Aztec Art
177
Aztec Architecture
217
The Calendar Astronomy and Mathematics
289
Economy Industry and Trade
317
Daily Life
351
The Aztec After the Conquest and Today
379
Main Museums Containing Aztec Collections
401
Aztec Poems
403
Bibliography
407
Index
419

Nahuatl Literature
261

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