Daily Life of the Aztecs

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Author  David Carrasco
Publisher  Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication Date   September 15, 2008
ISBN  0872209334
Pages  304

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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 bibliography.

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