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The Oxford handbook of the Aztecs / edited by Deborah L. Nichols and Enrique Rodríguez-Alegría.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Description:
1 online resource (784 pages) : illustrations (black and white).
Series:
Oxford handbooks online. [More in this series]
Summary note:
The Oxford Handbook of the Aztecs provides a current overview of recent research on the Aztec empire, the best documented prehispanic society in the Americas. Chapters span from the establishment of Aztec city-states to the encounter with the Spanish empire and the Colonial period that shaped the modern world. The Handbook articles are divided into the following seven parts: Archaeology of the Aztecs; Historical Change; Landscapes and Places; Economic and Social Relations in the Aztec Empire; Aztec Provinces, Friends, and Foes; Ritual, Belief, and Religion; and Aztecs after the Conquest.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Target audience:
Specialized.
Source of description:
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on November 30, 2016).
Contents:
Comments on Cultural Continuities Between Tula and the Mexica / Luis M Gamboa Cabezas, Robert H. Cobean -- Aztec Settlement History / Larry Gorenflo, Christopher P. Garraty -- Postconquest Urban Aztec Archaeology / Enrique Rodríguez-Alegría -- State Ritual and Religion in the Sacred Precinct of Tenochtitlan / Alfredo López Austin, Leonardo López Luján -- Aztec Empire in Comparative Perspective / R. Alan Covey, Amanda Aland -- Nahua Thought and the Conquest / Michel R. Oudijk, Maria Castañeda de la Paz -- Aztec Agricultural Production in a Historical Ecological Perspective / Emily McClung de Tapia, Diana Martínez Yrizar -- Cholula in Aztec Times / Patricia Plunket, Gabriella Uruñuela -- The Structure of Aztec Commerce: Markets and Merchants / Kenneth Hirth, Deborah L. Nichols -- Pregnant in the Dancing Place: Myths and Methods of Textile Production and Use / Geoffrey McCafferty, Sharisse McCafferty -- Ancient Stone Sculptures: In Search of the Mexica Past / Eduardo Matos Moctezuma -- Museums and the Conservation of Mexica Cultural Heritage / María de Lourdes Gallardo Parrodi -- The Creation, Rise, and Decline of Mexica Power / Enrique Florescano -- Tenochtitlan / José Luis de Rojas -- Palaces and Gardens, Intertwined Evolution / Susan Toby Evans -- Aztec Agricultural Strategies: Intensification, Landesque Capital, and the Socio-politics of Production / Christopher Morehart -- Aztec Metallurgy / Dorothy Hosler -- Pottery and the Potter's Craft in the Aztec Heartland / Leah D. Minc -- The Human Body in the Mexica Worldview / Alfredo López Austin -- Inequality and Social Class in Aztec Society / Michael E. Smith, Frederic Hicks -- Aztec Provinces of the Central Highlands / Maëlle Sergheraert -- Aztec Provinces of the Southern Highlands / Gerardo Gutiérrez -- Tututepec: A Mixtec Imperial Capital in Southern Oaxaca / Marc N. Levine -- The Tarascan (Purépecha) Empire / Anna S. Cohen, Christopher Fisher -- Aztec Art, Time, and Cosmovisión / William Barnes -- The Aztec Ritual Landscape / Leon Garcia Garagarza -- Aztec Domestic Ritual / Lisa Overholtzer.
Subject(s):
Aztecs [Browse]
Other title(s):
Aztecs
ISBN:
9780190634179 (ebook) :
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