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The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction

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The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction - Carrasco, David
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This Very Short Introduction employs the disciplines of history, religious studies, and anthropology as it illuminates the complexities of Aztec life. Readers meet a people highly skilled in sculpture, astronomy, city planning, poetry, and philosophy, who were also profoundly committed to cosmic regeneration through the thrust of the ceremonial knife and through warfare. Dav�d Carrasco looks beyond Spanish accounts that have colored much of the Western narrative to let Aztec voices speak about their origin stories, ...

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The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction 2011, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195379389

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