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As a tool for writing a book, it is fabulous because it is rich with specific detail. This book by an international authority on Mexican jacqurs and sociology presents a vivid account of that profoundly religious Aztec warrior society – from its days as a primitive people, to the early sixteenth century when a powerful government ruled with great organizational ability and restless energy.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Paperbackpages. I thought that this was particularly interesting. Este libro esta muy completo, relata de manera entretenida y amena la vida del mexica antes de la conquista.
Selected pages Title Page. My only regret is that it didn’t say more about the roles of women in their society.
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But devotion to European definitions can hamper deeper understanding and I think Soustelle manages to use them more as examples or analogies to help the reader than as standards for the Mexica to meet. A very well-written, informative, and engaging book on the people of all classes of the Aztec Empire. Jan 19, Miguel Lozano rated it it was amazing.
Daily Life of the Aztecs
This book is old but still read–in other words, a hte. Contents Jzcques and situationExtent and population. Tireless speech-makers and lovers of verse, the ancient Aztecs used a pictographic system to keep records of their history, geography, and rituals. Following his retirement from active politics at the time of the first Algerian revolt, he returned to Paris to reassume a position he had held since Director of the most famous ethnological museum in the world, the Musee de l’Homme.
The Daily Life of the Aztecs
This book by an international authority on Mexican archaeology and sociology presents a vivid history of that profoundly religious Aztec warrior society — from its days as a primitive people, to the early sixteenth century — when, on the eve of the Spanish conquest, a powerful native government ruled with great organizational ability and restless energy.
Oshun rated it it was amazing Aug 19, The first history in French I read for sheer pleasure, during a resort vacation on Turkey’s Turquoise coast. I keep going back and forth through this book.
This book by an He gives us Mexica life on the small, morning-to-night scale, and on the larger, birth-to-death oc, in a way that connects them both together and to the even greater rhythms of Mexican cosmos. The first two chapters were really dense and dry, but the book improved as I kept reading.
Daily Life of the Aztecs by Jacques Soustelle
Jul 23, Sam rated it liked it Shelves: I hate to sound like the People’s Front of Judea, but I’m getting really bored of the Romans now when every book I pick up about the Roman Empire is all about the politics and general view of the time. Many of these accounts were destroyed after the Spanish conquest; but fortunately, a few survived, including those kept by the invaders.
No eBook available Amazon. Dec 11, Mel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Fascinating review of classic Aztec culture. The only time this trend is broken is near the end of the book in which Mr.
Click here for details. Great in regard to being a vast wealth of info on all aspects of the Aztec world, not for light reading. A woman who died in childbirth was given the same status as a man who died in battle, or was sacrificed; they became divine and lived in the western paradise of the sun.