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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 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.

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 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.

National Geographic Investigates Ancient Aztec

National Geographic Investigates Ancient Aztec Author Henry Russell
ISBN-10 1426300727
Release 2007
Pages 64
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Describes the work of archaeologists who have uncovered the artifacts of ancient Aztecs of Mexico.

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.

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.


Aztec Author Mary Stout
ISBN-10 0836836995
Release 2003-07-01
Pages 32
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Describes the origin, history, traditional and contemporary ways of life of the Aztec Indians of Mexico.

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.

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.

City of Sacrifice

City of Sacrifice Author David Carrasco
ISBN-10 0807046434
Release 2000
Pages 279
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At an excavation of the Great Aztec Temple in Mexico City, amid carvings of skulls and a dismembered warrior goddess, David Carrasco stood before a container filled with the decorated bones of infants and children. It was the site of a massive human sacrifice, and for Carrasco the center of fiercely provocative questions: If ritual violence against humans was a profound necessity for the Aztecs in their capital city, is it central to the construction of social order and the authority of city states? Is civilization built on violence? In City of Sacrifice,Carrasco chronicles the fascinating story of Tenochtitlan, the Aztec capital, investigating Aztec religious practices and demonstrating that religious violence was integral to urbanization; the city itself was a temple to the gods. That Mexico City, the largest city on earth, was built on the ruins of Tenochtitlan, is a point Carrasco poignantly considers in his comparison of urban life from antiquity to modernity. Majestic in scope, City of Sacrifice illuminates not only the rich history of a major Meso american city but also the inseparability of two passionate human impulses: urbanization and religious engagement. It has much to tell us about many familiar events in our own time, from suicide bombings in Tel Aviv to rape and murder in the Balkans.

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.

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.

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.

Aztec History and Culture

Aztec History and Culture Author Helen Dwyer
ISBN-10 9781433974120
Release 2012-08-01
Pages 48
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Traces the history of the Aztecs in North America, describing the traditions and culture of the Native American group, examining their interactions with other groups of Native Americans, European settlers, and explorers, and discussing their lives in the early twenty-first century.

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


Aztec Author Sarah Tieck
ISBN-10 9781629693392
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 32
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This title introduces readers to the Aztec people. Text covers traditional ways of life, including social structure, homes, food, art, clothing, and more. Also discussed is contact with Europeans, as well as how the people keep their culture alive today. Table of contents, map, fun facts, timeline, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing.