10 edition of Everyday life of the Aztecs found in the catalog.
|Statement||Warwick Bray ; drawings by Eva Wilson.|
|LC Classifications||F1219 .B845 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||208 p. :|
|Number of Pages||208|
|LC Control Number||91002843|
*Includes over 25 pictures of both civilizations' art, ruins, architecture, and more. *Describes everyday life for the Maya and Aztecs, from language to religion. *Comprehensively covers the civilizations' most famous characteristics, including Mayan astronomy and the Aztecs' infamous human sacrifice. Buy The Everyday Life of the Aztec and Maya: An expert account of the great Central American civilizations with over magnificent photographs and illustrations by Phillips, Charles (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4).
Since its violent dissolution in , the Aztec Empire of Mexico has continually intrigued us. Recent discoveries resulting from the excavation of the Templo Mayor in the heart of Mexico City have taught us even more about this fascinating culture. The increasing recognition that the achievements of Mesoamerican civilizations were among the most sophisticated of the ancient 5/5(4). This book is a vivid and comprehensive account of the Aztecs, the best-known people of pre-Columbian America. It examines their origins, civilization, and the distinctive realms of Aztec religion, science, and thought. It describes the conquest of their empire by the Spanish, and the fate of their descendants to the present day in Central Mexico, making use of the 4/5(3).
Daily Life. Aztecs lived in harmony with one another and were a united empire. The daily life of an Aztec, largely revolved around: cooking, harvesting, hunting, building and playing. Where they lived. The Aztecs lived in the area of which is now called Central America. Their empire was the largest city of any part of America before Columbus came. The Aztec daily life was quite simple. In fact, Aztec family life was very similar to many modern day cultures. For example, the husband was primarily responsible for supporting the family and the wife’s role was to provide the family with clothing and food. As such, the Aztec daily life for many of the men was to farm or engage in craftwork.
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I say companion because even though research on Aztec history has progressed since Soustelle's book was published inno modern book I have found comes close to having the breadth of subject matter or ease of reading as Daily Life of the by: 6.
Everyday Life of the Aztecs Hardcover – June 1, by Warwick Bray (Author)Cited by: Everyday Life of the Aztecs Hardcover – January 1, by Warwick Bray (Author)4/5(1).
Everyday Life of the Aztecs. Reconstructs Mexican life on the eve of the Spanish Conquest, using archaeological evidence & early documentary sources. Chronicles phases of Aztec history, from the period of wandering documented only by legends to the famous Golden Age of Aztec culture.
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Soustelle's book in Aztec life is very detailed. It tries to cover a variety of things through 7 chapters in dealing with things like war, social status, birth, death, marriage ceremony, etc. In it, the author takes the reader through activities of the different social classes in some detail/5.
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. Insights into the Examine the fascinating and often controversial details of the daily lives of the ancient Aztecs through this innovative study written from the perspective /5.
"In Daily Life of the Aztecs Soustelle has presented a precise and lively picture of Aztec life on the eve of the Spanish conquest A most exciting book on the exciting life of the Mexicans at the beginning of the 16th century."Cited by: Everyday Life of the Aztecs.
In Hernando Cortes and the Spanish army landed on the east coast of Mexico. From that moment the Aztecs became a part of European history. This book is an attempt to reconstruct Mexican life on the eve of the Conquest, using both archaeological evidence and early documentary sources.
The subject of this book, then, is the life of the Mexicans -- the Mexica, as they said themselves -- at the beginning of the sixteenth century. The great feast of the New Fire, the 'binding of the years', took place at the end of each native 'century' of fifty-two years.
Warwick Bray is the author of Everyday Life of the Aztecs ( avg rating, 30 ratings, 4 reviews, published ), The Penguin Dictionary of Archaeology Home My Books/5.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "First published by B.T. Batsford, "--Title page verso. Includes index. Description: pages. Everyday Life of the Aztecs, Incas & Mayans (Uncovering History) This exciting new series peels back the years to uncover a wealth of information about ancient civilizations from around the world.
Touching upon fashion, warfare, architecture, government, and much more, "Uncovering History breathes life into the past/5. Aztec daily life revolved around the family unit in which the husband was responsible for working outside the home, mostly on agricultural farms, or as a warrior in the case of the nobility.
An archaeologist reconstructs everyday life and artifacts from Mexico's Aztec period. Aztec (ăz´tĕk´), Indian people dominating central Mexico at the time of the Spanish language belonged to the Nahuatlan subfamily of Uto-Aztecan languages.
They arrived in the Valley of Mexico from the north toward the end of the 12th cent. and until the founding of their capital, Tenochtitlán (c) were a poor, nomadic tribe absorbing the. Tireless speech-makers and lovers of verse, the ancient Aztecs used a pictographic system to keep records of their history, geography, and rituals.
Many of these accounts were destroyed after the Spanish conquest; but fortunately, a few survived, including records kept by the invaders. This book by an international authority on Mexican archeology 5/5(1). 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.4/5(1). Rare illustrations of the temples at Tenochtitlán and Tenayuca, human sacrifice, Aztec gods, weddings, the midnight revels of warriors, and many other subjects accompany a highly readable text that describes the problems of living in a great city-state, the ruling classes and living standards, religious beliefs, and the everyday lives of : Dover Publications.
Aztec Daily Life. The rich nobles lived in luxury. The Aztecs had slaves to do much of the work for them. The poor did not have slaves. The poor worked all the time. The Rich: The rich lived in homes built of sun-dried brick and sometime stone. The homes had a coating of white wash to make them sparkle in the sun.
Soustelle's great book about the Aztecs takes us deep into the life of this great society Soustelle has the rare quality of entering into the .Daily Life of the Aztecs (Native American) (Book) Daily Life of the Aztecs (Native American) Author. Soustelle, Jacques. Publisher. Dover Publications. Publication Date.
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