Handbook to Life in the Aztec World

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Название: Handbook to Life in the Aztec World

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Издательство: Oxford University Press

Год: 2007

ISBN: 0195330838

Формат: PDF

Размер: 7 MB

Язык: English

Страниц: 455

Aguilar-Moreno is an associate professor of art history at California State University, Los Angeles, and his interest in art makes the chapters on art, architecture, and literature a substantial part of the work. He spends nearly as much time on the provenance of surviving Aztec codices as he does on the content of the literature. The chapter on architecture has a city-by-city description of major surviving Aztec architecture. The life of the people, on the other hand, is crowded into a single chapter on "Daily Life." A final chapter summarizes post-conquest Aztec contributions to Mexican society. One of the highlights at the end of the book is an appendix of Aztec poems in English.

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