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In exploring the pattern and methods of Aztec expansion, Ross Hassig focuses on political and economic factors. Because they lacked numerical superiority, faced logistical problems presented by the terrain, and competed with agriculture for manpower, the Aztecs relied as much on threats and the image of power as on military might to subdue enemies and hold them in their orbit. Hassig describes the role of war in the everyday life of the capital, Tenochtitlan: the place of the military in Aztec society; the education and training of young warriors; the organization of the army; the use of weapons and armor; and the nature of combat.

About the Author

Ross Hassig, a historical anthropologist specializing in Mesoamerica, is the author of Time, History, and Belief in Aztec and Colonial Mexico; Aztec Warfare: Imperial Expansion and Political Control; and Trade, Tribute, and Transportation: The Sixteenth-Century Political Economy of the Valley of Mexico.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780806127736
Author:
Hassig, Ross
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Location:
Norman, Okla.
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Indians of mexico
Subject:
Aztecs
Subject:
Latin America - Mexico
Subject:
Antiquities
Subject:
Mexico Antiquities.
Subject:
Aztecs -- Politics and government.
Subject:
Latin america
Subject:
World History-Mexico
Edition Description:
First paperback printing.
Series:
The Civilization of the American Indian series ;
Series Volume:
A-19v. 188
Publication Date:
19950931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
33 b&w illus., 21 maps
Pages:
424
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.8 in 1.29 lb

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