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...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Berdan, Frances, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Series:Cambridge world archaeology.
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Table of Contents:
  • 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.