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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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