The Aztecs (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Aztecs * Provides a vivid and comprehensive account of the origins, civilization, religion, art, and science of the Aztecs. * Details the Spanish conquest of the Aztec empire, and explores remains in Central Mexico. * Covers the daily life of the Aztec people, including their economy, family life, class system, and food.
- Published: 11 November 2002
- Format: Paperback 392 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780631230168 ISBN 10: 0631230165
- Sales rank: 843,820
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This book is 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. It describes the conquest of their empire by the Spanish, and the fate of their descendants to the present day in Central Mexico, making use of the results of the latest excavations, historical documentation, and the authora s first--hand knowledge. There is also a fascinating and detailed account of the daily life of the Aztec people, including their economy, family life, class system, and food. This second edition updates the original text with new descriptions of major archaeological sites such as Malinalco and Tlatelolco and expanded coverage of codices, religion, and areas distant from the capital. Dozens of photographs and illustrations have been added for this edition, making this the most informative and up--to--date treatment of Aztec civilization.