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Handbook to life in the ancient Aztec world.


Handbook to life in the ancient Aztec world.

Aguilar Moreno, Manuel.

Facts On File, Inc.


440 pages




Aguilar-Moreno (California State U.-Los Angeles) presents modern readers with an overview of the life and civilization of the last of the native Mesoamerican cultures, and reviews the archaeological and main primary historical sources. Among his perspectives are the evolution of Aztec civilization; society and government; warfare; art; architecture; religion, cosmology, and mythology; the calendar, astronomy, and mathematics; daily life, and Aztecs after the Conquest and today. He includes a guide to the pronunciation and spelling of Nahuatl terms.

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Date:May 1, 2006
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