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

by George Clapp Vaillant

Paper Book, 1975

Status

Available

Call number

F1219 .V13 1975

Publication

London : Allen Lane, 1975.

Description

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.

User reviews

LibraryThing member encephalical
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 eurocentrism. Occasional sections hint that the author is starting to break free of this worldview, but I found it jarring to read.… (more)

Language

Original publication date

1941

Physical description

363 p.; 21 cm

ISBN

0713909978 / 9780713909975

Barcode

34662000525284

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