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A War Of Witches : A Journey Into The Underworld Of The Contemporary Aztecs - Timothy Knab

A War Of Witches : A Journey Into The Underworld Of The Contemporary Aztecs – Timothy Knab

An overheard plot to do away with an unwanted son-in-law begins this mesmerizing and astonishing journey into the Aztec underworld—a world of magical dreams and mysterious healing, shadowed by a deadly justice. Aided by two local curanderos, or healers, American anthropologist Timothy Knab embarks on a spellbinding adventure of sacred Aztec rituals and mystical dream journeys into Talocan, the underworld of gods and lost souls. Along the way, he begins to understand the Aztec belief ...
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Aztec, Mixtex  Zapotec Armies - John Pohl & Angus McBride

Aztec, Mixtex Zapotec Armies – John Pohl & Angus McBride

Around AD 1450 a new Mexican nation emerged called the Aztec Empire of the Triple Alliance. They succeeded in making themselves the most powerful and feared civilisation in the Americas. The Mixtec and Zapotec peoples were contemporaries of the Aztec nations, and both formed alliances and fought many wars against them. With Angus McBride's usual quality artwork on eight full page colour plates, plus plenty of other illustrations from various sources, this work by John ...
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Daily Life of the Aztecs People of the Sun and Earth - David Carrasco, Scott Sessions

Daily Life of the Aztecs : People of the Sun and Earth – David Carrasco & Scott Sessions

Based on the most recent archaeological discoveries, this volume offers a balanced interpretation of the complex relationships between Aztec cultural practices, social order, and religious myths and symbols. In addition to examining such topics as the ancient Aztec calendar, commerce, art, and human sacrifice, Carrasco considers the impact and influence Aztec culture continues to have on modern Mexican society. Heavily illustrated, this book also includes a chronology of Central Mexico, a glossary, and a selected ...
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Empire of the Aztecs - Barbara A. Somervill

Empire of the Aztecs – Barbara A. Somervill

Presents a summary of the rise and fall of the Aztec Empire, placing it within the context of its time period and geographical location. This book explores the daily lives of the Aztec people, focusing on their social customs, religious practices, family and community structure, and cultural accomplishments. Read Online : This content is shown only to authorized members. It is hidden from everyone else. Click Here to Read : Empire of the Aztecs - ...
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Fifth Sun : A New History of the Aztecs - Camilla Townsend

Fifth Sun : A New History of the Aztecs – Camilla Townsend

In November 1519, Hernando Cortés walked along a causeway leading to the capital of the Aztec kingdom and came face to face with Moctezuma. That story--and the story of what happened afterwards--has been told many times, but always following the narrative offered by the Spaniards. After all, we have been taught, it was the Europeans who held the pens. But the Native Americans were intrigued by the Roman alphabet and, unbeknownst to the newcomers, they ...
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Mayan Aztec Mythology - Michael A. Schuman

Mayan Aztec Mythology – Michael A. Schuman

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The Aztecs Rise and Fall of an Empire - Serge Gruzinski

The Aztecs Rise and Fall of an Empire – Serge Gruzinski

Explores the complex aspects of the ancient Aztec civilization, its artistic and cultural achievements, its bloody religion, and its history--from earliest times to its collapse with the arrival of the Spanish in the New World. The gruesome Aztec practice of mass human sacrifice horrified Cortés when he entered Tenochticlán in 1519. Yet these bloodthirsty warriors also created a refined society, monumental architecture, powerful sculpture, magnificently illustrated codices, fine goldwork and brilliant feathered costumes. How did ...
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