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The Aztecs : rise and fall of an empire

Author: Serge Gruzinski
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, 1992.
Series: Discoveries (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aztecs: Rise and Fall of an Empire is a short introductory title on the history of the Mexica peoples. It follows the Aztecs from the founding of their capital, Tenochtitlan, right through to the centuries following the conquest of their empire in the 16th century. It ends with the story of Mexico in 1821.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gruzinski, Serge.
Aztecs, rise and fall of an empire.
New York : H.N. Abrams, 1992
(OCoLC)657110685
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Serge Gruzinski
ISBN: 0810928213 9780810928213
OCLC Number: 26713131
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: 191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm.
Contents: I. Tula, the Mythical Beginning --
II. The Empire Builders --
III. The Aztecs, Conquering Heroes --
IV. The Clash of Two Worlds --
V. From Resistance to Collaboration --
VI. The Aftermath of the Conquest --
Documents --
Chronology and List of Aztec Rulers --
Map of the Aztec Empire.
Series Title: Discoveries (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: Destin brisé de l'empire aztèque.
Responsibility: Serge Gruzinski.

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Aztecs: Rise and Fall of an Empire is a short introductory title on the history of the Mexica peoples. It follows the Aztecs from the founding of their capital, Tenochtitlan, right through to the centuries following the conquest of their empire in the 16th century. It ends with the story of Mexico in 1821.

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