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The Aztecs

Author: Richard F Townsend
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2000.
Series: Ancient peoples and places (Thames and Hudson)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. ed., 2nd edView all editions and formats
Updated with new information, this introduction to the ancient Mesoamerican culture features new illustrations of key Aztec archaeological sites and discussions of local craft manufacturing, trade, farming, and women's roles. 143 illustrations.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard F Townsend
ISBN: 0500281327 9780500281321
OCLC Number: 43337963
Description: 232 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Search for the Aztecs --
Conquest of Mexico --
Immigrants, settlers, and the first state --
Climax of empire --
Aztec religion and beliefs --
Aztec people and the cycle of life --
Annual ceremonies of the Aztecs --
Notes to the text --
Further reading --
Sources of illustrations.
Series Title: Ancient peoples and places (Thames and Hudson)
Responsibility: Richard F. Townsend.


A portrait of a complex civilization, charting the rise of the Aztecs from humble nomads to empire builders. This revised edition widens the picture of Aztec culture beyond their cities, assimilating  Read more...


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