The daily life of the Aztecs on the eve of the Spanish conquest.

by Jacques Soustelle

Publisher: Macmillan in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 319 Downloads: 264
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Subjects:

  • Aztecs,
  • Indians of Mexico -- Social life and customs

Edition Notes

SeriesDaily life series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1219 S723 1962
The Physical Object
Pagination319p.
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14297370M

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Aztec or Nahuatl writing is a pre-Columbian writing system that combines ideographic writing with Nahuatl specific phonetic logograms and syllabic signs which was used in central Mexico by the Nahua majority of Aztec codices were burned by the Spanish clergy following the conquest of Mesoamerica. Remaining Aztec codices such as Codex Mendoza, Codex Borbonicus, and Codex Languages: Nahuatl. Learn aztec inca conquest with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of aztec inca conquest flashcards on Quizlet. The Aztecs: The Art and Imagery of Power What does Aztec art tell us about the civilization on the eve of the Spanish Conquest? Explore the figural imagery and symbolism of this fascinating culture with art historian and UCLA professor Cecelia Klein. A tour of the exhibition follows the illustrated lecture. Course fee $ Open to 30 participants.

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Book Number: Book Title: Daily life of the Aztecs on the eve of the Spanish conquest. Tireless speech-makers and lovers of verse, the ancient Aztecs were also prodigious record keepers, using a pictographic system to keep records of their history, geography, and rituals.

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Responsibility Translated from the French by Patrick O'Brian. Uniform Title Vie quotidienne des Aztèques. English Imprint Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, [, c] Physical description xxiv, p.: maps ; 22 cm.

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Title: The daily life of the Aztecs on the eve of the Spanish conquest. Published By: Original publisher London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 24, p., 24 plates ill., maps By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Jacques Soustelle ; Translated from the French by Patrick O'BrianCited by: The Daily Life of the Aztecs: On the Eve of the Spanish Conquest By Jacques Soustelle; Patrick O'Brian Macmillan, Read preview Overview Moctezuma's Children: Aztec Royalty under Spanish Rule, By Donald E.

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The book is divided into chapters that discuss the structure of Mexica society starting with general topics (the city, government, laws, and social customs) and moving on /5(12). Inwhen the Spanish first made official contact with the Empire, the Aztecs ruled most of present-day Mexico either directly or indirectly.

About one hundred years before, three powerful city-states in central Mexico — Tenochtitlan, Tlacopan and Tacuba — united to form the Triple Alliance, which soon rose to pre-eminence.

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You are in 16th Century Mexico, or to them Mexico-Tenochtilan. Soustelle does an excellent job immediately putting you in character with the introduction of the book.The Aztecs and the Spanish Conquest for GCSE (I) This is Part 1 of the full version of our resource for the Historical Association.

Visit the HA website (link below) for a shortened ‘Briefing Guide for Students’ (Written by Ian Mursell/Mexicolore) • Native commentary after the Conquest: ‘Before the coming of the mighty men and Spaniards, there was no robbery by violence, there was no.