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It tries aztevs cover a variety of things through 7 chapters in dealing with things like war, social status, birth, death, marriage ceremony, etc. Trexler Limited preview – About Jacques Soustelle Ghe Soustelle was born in Montpellier in and attained fame both as a scholar and a politician. The meaning of war Casus belli Chivalry.

Gendered Violence, Political Order, and the European It was written in the 50s, but seemed to make good critical use of both European and Mexican sources. Paperbackpages. As a tool for writing a book, it is fabulous because it is rich with specific detail. Scheint ein bischen apologetisch, aber damit kann ich leben.

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Aug 04, Cj rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Here also are detailed descriptions of public buildings and market places, home furnishings, games and amusements, family life, the conduct of war, the arts of language, music and dancing, and other topics. I thought that this was particularly interesting. Tireless speech-makers and lovers of verse, the ancient Aztecs used a pictographic system to keep records of their history, geography, and rituals.


But not human sacrifice.

Oddly the Aztec justice system was depended on your position in society, so that if you were higher up you faced much stricter punishments. Interesting jcaques on war and why the Aztecs were overcome by the Spanish invaders. This book left me saddened at whta was lost and happy about what was improved and gained.

Want to Read saving…. Mas que novela es un estidio serio y antropologico. Th A very good, in-depth, and orderly account of the Aztec civilisation and culture.

Designs from Pre-Columbian Mexico. The pronunciation of Aztec words. My only regret is that it didn’t say more about the roles of women in their society.

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Thd ask other readers questions about Daily Life of the Aztecsplease sign up. Contents Origin and situationExtent and population. Account Options Sign in. Sep 15, Bradley rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Aztecs were fierce, honorable, death-obsessed, and profoundly religious.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. May 02, Violet rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Bill bought me this jacuqes for Christmas. Muy util para el que sienta la necesidad de reencontrarse con sus raices prehispanicas.

This can make reading the book a bit tiresome for some readers. This can ma Soustelle’s book in Aztec life is very detailed.


The Daily Life of the Aztecs

Published May 1st by Phoenix first published It is sometimes melancholy to think that the beautiful city of Tenochtitlan was a pristine, orderly and an architectuall gem that was leveled in favor of a dirty European jcques.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. However, the chapters after the first two are highly engaging and well-written.

The cannal systems and social structure was also fascinating to read about. But I thought it was very good. Daily Life 5 books. Yucatan Before and After the Conquest. I had to read this for a history class, and definitely wouldn’t have finished it except that I needed to for school. Overall, the reader will learn some new things from this book. Many of these accounts were destroyed after the Spanish conquest; but fortunately, a few survived, including records kept by the invaders.

Jan 11, Carolyn rated it it was ok Shelves: Soustelle uses a few translated poems by classical Nahuatl speakers from the time period leading up to the Spanish conquest.

This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [is it okay. But devotion to European definitions can hamper deeper understanding and I think Soustelle manages to use them more as examples or analogies to help the reader than as standards for the Mexica to meet.