Aztecs of Mexico : origin, rise, and fall of the Aztec nation

by George Clapp Vaillant

Paper Book, 1975



Call number

F1219 .V13 1975


London : Allen Lane, 1975.


Considerado como un cl sico en la bibliograf a antropol gica, el presente trabajo se caracteriza por ser de los m s acabados sobre la vida y la pasi n del imperio azteca, vistas en cuadro panor mico y desde los ngulos m s objetivos que las t cnicas arqueol gicas e hist ricas hac an posible.

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Though this is a 1962 edition, the bulk of the text is from the first 1944 edition. I would think that a contemporary work would be a better bet if you're interested in Aztec culture, since it would build on a further 70 plus years of research. The writing can be cringeworthy in its paternalism and
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eurocentrism. Occasional sections hint that the author is starting to break free of this worldview, but I found it jarring to read.
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363 p.; 21 cm


0713909978 / 9780713909975



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