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Discoveries: Aztecs (Discoveries)

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Synopsis:

The Aztecs were noted for their impressive architecture, majestic sculpture, luxurious clothing, and fine goldworking--but they also practiced human sacrifice. The seemingly contradictory aspects of this fascinating culture are examined here, from its primitive beginnings through its apex as a powerful, glorious empire and its collapse with the period of Spanish rule. 196 illustrations, 150 in full color; 1 map.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 185) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810928213
Translator:
Bahn, Paul G.
Author:
Bahn, Paul G.
Translator:
Bahn, Paul
Author:
Gruzinski, Serge
Publisher:
Harry N. Abrams
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Central America
Subject:
Aztecs
Subject:
Mexico History Conquest, 1519-1540.
Subject:
Latin America - Mexico
Subject:
Latin America - Central America
Subject:
Native American
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Harry Abrams
Series:
Discoveries Harry Abrams
Series Volume:
39
Publication Date:
19921030
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
191
Dimensions:
7 x 5 x 0.5 in 0.65 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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History and Social Science » Archaeology » Central and South America
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"Synopsis" by , The Aztecs were noted for their impressive architecture, majestic sculpture, luxurious clothing, and fine goldworking--but they also practiced human sacrifice. The seemingly contradictory aspects of this fascinating culture are examined here, from its primitive beginnings through its apex as a powerful, glorious empire and its collapse with the period of Spanish rule. 196 illustrations, 150 in full color; 1 map.
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