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The Aztecs

Author: Michael Ernest Smith
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003.
Series: Peoples of America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A vivid and comprehensive account of the Aztecs, the best-known people of pre-Columbian America. It examines their origins, civilization, and the distinctive realms of Aztec religion, science, and thought.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ernest Smith
ISBN: 0631230157 9780631230151 0631230165 9780631230168
OCLC Number: 48579073
Description: xviii, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Aztecs of Mesoamerica --
The rise of Aztec civilization --
People on the landscape --
Artisans and their wares --
The commercial economy --
Family and social class --
City-state and empire --
Cities and urban planning --
Creation, death, and the gods --
Temples and ceremonies --
Science and art --
Final glory, conquest, and legacy.
Series Title: Peoples of America.
Responsibility: Michael E. Smith.

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A vivid and comprehensive account of the Aztecs, the best-known people of pre-Columbian America. This book examines their origins, civilization, and the distinctive realms of Aztec religion, science,  Read more...

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"Michael Smith is widely recognized as one of the few scholars whose work on Aztec society has creatively combined both archaeological and ethnohistoric methods. This research experience bears fruit Read more...

 
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