epub Daily Life of the Aztecs : People of the Sun and Earth/Online download
by Scott Sessions,David Carrasco
- ISBN: 0313326606
- Author: Scott Sessions,David Carrasco
- ePub ver: 1929 kb
- Fb2 ver: 1929 kb
- Rating: 4.3 of 5
- Publisher: GEM Online (December 30, 2002)
- Formats: txt mbr lit rtf
- Category: History
- Subcategory: Americas
Cemanahuac : the land surrounded by water The world view of balance : the cosmic tree and the four quarters . tongues : the Aztec encounter the Europeans The long event of Aztec culture. Personal Name: Sessions, Scott.
Cemanahuac : the land surrounded by water The world view of balance : the cosmic tree and the four quarters Mountains of water : Tenochtitlan and Aztec communities Education and the Aztec life cycle : from birth to death and beyond The social pyramid : maintaining your place and the world Aztec aesthetics : flowers and songs Where the Jaguars roar : Aztec human sacrifice as debt payment The two. Uniform Title: Greenwood Press "Daily life through history" series.
Carrasco explores the details of the Aztecs' lives and provides an in-depth look . David Carrasco and Scott Sessions.
Carrasco explores the details of the Aztecs' lives and provides an in-depth look at all of these connections to help the reader comprehend the complexity of this ancient culture: The Aztec calendar, Aztec religion and myths, Aztec marketplace, Aztec art and architecture, Aztec war, and autosacrifice and sacrifice are just some topics among the vast number that are colorfully presented. Delves not only into the "daily life" but also the symbolism and philosophy behind many rituals both domestic and political.
Carrasco explores the details of the Aztecs' lives and provides an in-depth look at all of these connections to help the reader . Carrasco also examines the Aztecs' violent encounter with Europeans and illustrates the long-term significance of colonialism and Aztec culture reflected in modern-day Mexican and Mexican American imaginations.
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The book describes the interaction between the material and the imaginative worlds of the Aztecs, offering . Davíd Carrasco is a Mexican-American historian of religions whose work on Aztec cosmology, cities, and ritual has forged new directions in the study of Mesoamerican cultures.
The book describes the interaction between the material and the imaginative worlds of the Aztecs, offering insights into their communities, games, education, foodways, and arts, as well as the sacrificial rituals they performed.
Examine the fascinating and often controversial details of the daily lives of the ancient Aztecs through this innovative study written from the perspective of the history of religions
Examine the fascinating and often controversial details of the daily lives of the ancient Aztecs through this innovative study written from the perspective of the history of religions. The Aztec people come to life for students, teachers, and interested readers through the exploration of the ceremonial character of their social and symbolic imagination.
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The Aztecs themselves are incredibly fascinating and "Daily Life of the Aztecs" does a good job of explicating Aztec culture for a Western point of view.