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Aztec

Aztec Author Gary Jennings
ISBN-10 9780765392176
Release 2016-04-12
Pages 768
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Gary Jennings's Aztec is the extraordinary story of the last and greatest native civilization of North America. Told in the words of one of the most robust and memorable characters in modern fiction, Mixtli-Dark Cloud, Aztec reveals the very depths of Aztec civilization from the peak and feather-banner splendor of the Aztec Capital of Tenochtitlan to the arrival of Hernán Cortás and his conquistadores, and their destruction of the Aztec empire. The story of Mixtli is the story of the Aztecs themselves---a compelling, epic tale of heroic dignity and a colossal civilization's rise and fall. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.



The Aztec Book of Destiny

The Aztec Book of Destiny Author Rick Holmer
ISBN-10 1419611631
Release 2005-07-08
Pages 414
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The Aztec Book of Destiny summarizes traditional Mesoamerican beliefs about the spiritual nature of time and its influence on one's personality and fate. The ancient Aztec, Toltec and Maya believed that the day of birth, as defined in their sacred calendar, affects destiny; and this philosophy has guided their daily lives for more than 3000 years. This book condenses the scattered and disparate literature about these beliefs into a fun and informative narrative; but it goes far beyond what academics and popular authors have published to date. The author presents a unique perspective shaped by the wisdom of a traditional calendar-keeper he met in Mexico in 1973. The book's message is that the calendar is not simply an ancient and forgotten curiosity - it is as relevant today as in ancient times. The majority of the book projects the timeless Mesoamerican philosophy into contemporary Western society encouraging introspection and self-awareness.



Age of Aztec

Age of Aztec Author James Lovegrove
ISBN-10 9781849973458
Release 2012-03-27
Pages 512
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The date is 4 Jaguar 1 Monkey 1 House; November 25th 2012, by the old reckoning. The Aztec Empire rules the world, in the name of Quetzalcoatl – the Feathered Serpent – and his brother gods. The Aztec reign is one of cruel and ruthless oppression, fuelled by regular human sacrifice. In the jungle-infested city of London, one man defies them: the masked vigilante known as the Conquistador. Then the Conquistador is recruited to spearhead an uprising, and discovers the terrible truth about the Aztecs and their gods. The clock is ticking. Apocalypse looms, unless the Conquistador can help assassinate the mysterious, immortal Aztec emperor, the Great Speaker. But his mission is complicated by Mal Vaughn, a police detective who is on his trail, determined to bring him to justice.



The Aztecs

The Aztecs Author Michael E. Smith
ISBN-10 9781118257197
Release 2013-03-01
Pages 416
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The Aztecs brings to life one of the best-known indigenous civilizations of the Americas in a vivid, comprehensive account of the ancient Aztecs. A thorough examination of Aztec origins and civilization including religion, science, and thought Incorporates the latest archaeological excavations and research into explanations of the Spanish conquest and the continuity of Aztec culture in Central Mexico Expanded coverage includes key topics such as writing, music, royal tombs, and Aztec predictions of the end of the world



The Aztec

The Aztec Author William Caper
ISBN-10 9781450907132
Release 2011-01
Pages 32
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Find out about the powerful Aztec empire who ruled Mexico and built temples toward the sky. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guide and Comprehension Question Card)



Aztec

Aztec Author Mary A. Stout
ISBN-10 0836836995
Release 2003-07-03
Pages 32
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Describes the origin, history, traditional and contemporary ways of life of the Aztec Indians of Mexico.



Aztec Inca and Maya

Aztec  Inca  and Maya Author Robert Snedden
ISBN-10 1599202999
Release 2008-08-01
Pages 46
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"Covers the inventions and technology of the Aztecs, Incas, and Maya and how their ideas influenced technology today"--Provided by publisher.



Handbook to Life in the Aztec World

Handbook to Life in the Aztec World Author Manuel Aguilar-Moreno
ISBN-10 9780195330830
Release 2007
Pages 440
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Since its violent dissolution in 1521, the Aztec Empire of Mexico has continually intrigued us. Recent discoveries resulting from the excavation of the Templo Mayor in the heart of Mexico City have taught us even more about this fascinating culture. The increasing recognition that the achievements of Mesoamerican civilizations were among the most sophisticated of the ancient world has led to a demand for introductions to the basic methods and theories of scholars working throughout the region. Handbook to Life in the Aztec World gathers the results from recent archaeological discoveries and scholarly research into a single accessible volume. Organized thematically, the handbook covers all aspects of life in the Aztec world: Mesoamerican civilizations and Aztec archeology; evolution of Aztec civilization; geography of the Aztec world; society and government; religion, cosmology, and mythology; funerary beliefs and customs; Aztec art; Aztec architecture; Nahuatl literature; the calendar, astronomy, and mathematics; economy, industry, and trade; daily life; the Aztec after conquest and today. Each chapter includes an extensive bibliography, and more than 165 original line drawings, photographs, and maps complement the text. Handbook to Life in the Aztec World provides all the essential information required by anyone interested in Aztec history or culture.



Discover the Aztec

Discover the Aztec Author Barbara Brannon
ISBN-10 9781410851475
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 24
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Read about ancient Aztec life and learn why the Aztec were important.



The Aztec Empire

The Aztec Empire Author Jane Bingham
ISBN-10 1410927377
Release 2007
Pages 64
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A description of life in the Aztec empire written in the form of a travel guide.



The Aztec Empire

The Aztec Empire Author Nicholas J. Saunders
ISBN-10 1403448396
Release 2004-03
Pages 48
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Presents the history of the Aztec empire by examining archaeological excavations of historical sites and the artifacts found at those sites.



Aztec Warfare

Aztec Warfare Author Ross Hassig
ISBN-10 0806127732
Release 1995
Pages 404
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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 everyday life of the capital, Tenochtitlan: the place of the military in Aztec society; the education and training of young warriors; the organization of the army; the use of weapons and armor; and the nature of combat.



Music in Aztec Inca Territory

Music in Aztec   Inca Territory Author Robert Murrell Stevenson
ISBN-10 0520031695
Release 1968
Pages 378
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Music in Aztec Inca Territory has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Music in Aztec Inca Territory also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Music in Aztec Inca Territory book for free.



Aztec Fire

Aztec Fire Author Gary Jennings
ISBN-10 9780765392183
Release 2016-04-12
Pages 512
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The fascinating history of Mexico that began in the #1 New York Times bestselling novel Aztec continues Juan Rios comes from a long line of Aztec warriors. Slave to a Spanish gun-maker, he becomes the finest gunsmith and sharpshooter in colonial Mexico. But Juan has a secret life as the revolucion's #1 gun-runner. Juan falls for the beautiful Maria, a beautiful writer and fearless revolucionaria whose dream of freedom is a liability for them both. The hard-drinking, womanizing, con-man Luis becomes their last hope against the rack, the stake, and the blood-stained torture dungeons of the Inquisition. Aztec Fire sweeps readers on a perilous journey from the fabled ruins of ancient Tula to the slave-labor galleons of "the Manila Run" to a South Seas jungle island teeming with crocodiles, snakes, and blood-crazed cannibals. When Juan and his friends finally reach home, they find their country in flames, struggling against its hated Spanish oppressors. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.



An Aztec

An Aztec Author Pablo Escalante
ISBN-10 UTEXAS:059173010392580
Release 2000-01-01
Pages 48
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Describes the history and customs of the Aztecs and concludes with a fictionalized account of a young Aztec's experience in a battle against the Chalcos.



Law and the Transformation of Aztec Culture 1500 1700

Law and the Transformation of Aztec Culture  1500 1700 Author Susan Kellogg
ISBN-10 0806136855
Release 2005-01
Pages 285
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In this book, Susan Kellogg explains how Spanish law served as an instrument of cultural transformation and adaptation in the lives of Nahuatl-speaking peoples during the years 1500-1700 - the first two centuries of colonial rule. She shows that law had an impact on numerous aspects of daily life, especially gender relations, patterns of property ownership and transmission, and family and kinship organization. Based on a wide array of local-level Spanish and Nahuatl documentation and an intensive analysis of seventy-three lawsuits over property involving Indians residing in colonial Mexico City (Tenochtitlan), this work reveals how legal documentation offers important clues to attitudes and perceptions. Although Kellogg's analysis reflects contemporary and theoretical developments in social and literary theory, it also applies a unique ethnographic and textual approach to the subject.



Aztec Imperial Strategies

Aztec Imperial Strategies Author Frances Berdan
ISBN-10 0884022110
Release 1996-01-01
Pages 392
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"Based on a ten-week working seminar in 1986, offers new interpretations of the extent, organization, and imperial strategies of the Aztec empire. Analyzes data from the major chroniclers and from individual towns and places throughout the empire. Informa