Tenochtitlan: Capital of the Aztec Empire (Ancient Cities of the New World)

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$21.65
UPC:
9780813060316
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Publisher:
University Press of Florida; Reprint edition (April 15, 2014)
Binding:
Paperback
Pages:
236
Shipping Weight:
12 ounces
Language:
English
Series:
Ancient Cities of the New World
Product Dimensions:
6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
ISBN-10:
0813060311
ISBN-13:
978-0813060316
Author:
de Rojas, Jos Luis

Product Overview

A rich and detailed narrative of the lives of Aztec people (orMexicaas they are also known), from the construction of the city to its eventual collapse at the hands of Spanish Conquistadors. Readers also learn about less-discussed aspects of daily life such as trade, farming and games.World ArchaeologyA comprehensive overview of the history, urbanism, politics, economics and religion of the capital of the Culhua-Mexica Empire.ChoiceProvides a comprehensive view of life in the Aztec capital city, bringing together a wide variety of archaeological and documentary information to examine all aspects of the citys history, organization, and daily life.Janine Gasco, coeditor ofThe Legacy of MesoamericaIn this fascinating book, eminent expert Jos Luis de Rojas presents an accessible yet authoritative exploration of this famous cityinterweaving glimpses into its inhabitants daily lives with the broader stories of urbanization, culture, and the rise and fall of the Aztec empire.

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