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Aztec warfare : imperial expansion and political control

Author: Ross Hassig
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©1988.
Series: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 188.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In exploring the pattern and methods of Aztec expansion, Ross Hassig focuses on political and economic factors. Because they lacked numerical superiority, faced logistical problems presented by the terrain, and competed with agriculture for manpower, the Aztecs relied as much on threats and the image of power as on military might to subdue enemies and hold them in their orbit. Hassig describes the role of war in the  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Hassig
ISBN: 0806121211 9780806121215 0806127732 9780806127736
OCLC Number: 17106411
Description: xx, 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 188.
Responsibility: by Ross Hassig.

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In exploring the pattern and methods of Aztec expansion, this work acknowledges the religious motivation behind Aztec conquest but focuses more sharply on political and economic factors.  Read more...

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