Aztec archaeology and ethnohistory / Frances F. Berdan.
This book provides an up-to-date synthesis of Aztec culture, applying interdisciplinary approaches (archaeology, ethnohistory and ethnography) to reconstructing the complex and enigmatic civilization. Frances F. Berdan offers a balanced assessment of complementary and sometimes contradictory sources...
Cambridge University Press,
|Series:||Cambridge world archaeology.
- Part I. Setting the Stage. 1. Discovering, uncovering, and interpreting the Aztec world ; 2. The Aztecs as Mesoamericans
- Part II. Aztec Society and Culture. 3. Living on the land ; 4. Craft specialization, commerce, and trade ; 5. City-states and imperial rule ; 6. Living as an Aztec : social status and daily life ; 7. Religion, science, and the arts ; 8. The Aztec world : an integrated view.