The Aztec Kings: The Construction of Rulership in Mexica History

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Scholars have long viewed histories of the Aztecs either as flawed chronologies plagued by internal inconsistencies and intersource discrepancies or as legends that indiscriminately mingle reality with the supernatural. But this new work draws fresh conclusions from these documents, proposing that Aztec dynastic history was recast by its sixteenth-century recorders not merely to glorify ancestors but to make sense out of the trauma of conquest and colonialism. "The Aztec Kings" is the first major study to take into account ...

Aztec Kings: The Construction of Rulership in Mexica History 1992, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816513390

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The Aztec Kings: The Construction of Rulership in Mexica History 1989, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816510955

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