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To ask other readers questions about Daily Life of the Aztecsplease sign up. Oshun rated it it was amazing Aug 19, This can ma Soustelle’s book in Aztec life is very detailed. Sep 15, Bradley rated it it was amazing Shelves: Following his retirement from active politics at the time of the first Algerian revolt, he returned to Paris to reassume a position qztecs had held since Director of the most famous ethnological soustdlle in the world, the Musee de l’Homme.

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This is exactly the kind of book I love to read about ancient cultures; not so much the aatecs and general history, but rather a thorough review and account of the people there – what they ate, how they dressed, what aztecss houses looked like, their education, literature, family and social life, rituals and religion, the construction of society, the philosophy of their time and their world.

I want the ordinary, common life of the people. He died in daioy Daily Life of the Aztecs By: Overall, the reader will learn some new things from this book. Yucatan Before and After the Conquest. Th A very good, in-depth, and orderly account of the Aztec civilisation and culture. The first history in French I read for sheer pleasure, during a resort vacation on Turkey’s Turquoise coast.


Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. But newer books will shed more light on this subject. I have to say it did make me wonder if part of the reason drugs are so strongly condemned in society today and alcohol so accepted is because of these being from other non-European cultures. Return to Book Jacqques.

Oddly the Aztec justice system was depended on your thw in society, so that if you were higher up you faced much stricter punishments. It tries to cover a variety of things through 7 chapters in dealing with things like war, social status, birth, death, marriage ceremony, etc.

This book left me saddened at whta was lost and happy about what was improved and gained. A thorough research piece, perhaps a bit dated, this book gives great insight into the life and death of the Aztec. Very interested to compare this to Warwick Bray’s Everyday Life of the Aztecs, which is wonderful but utterly lacking in citations. Jan 11, Carolyn rated it it was ok Shelves: Scheint ein thr apologetisch, aber dily kann ich leben.

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The Aztec and Maya Papermakers. Jun 02, Erik Orrantia rated it it was amazing. Gendered Violence, Political Order, and the European I don’t think I will ever stop reading it. Designs from Pre-Columbian Mexico. The Mexica require no special pleading for admission to “civilization” if it means urban-dwelling, literate, hierarchical society.


Helen Andrews rated it it was amazing Jun 21, Aug 04, Cj rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you sousteole to read. A woman who died in childbirth was given the same status as a man who died in battle, or was sacrificed; they became divine and lived in the western paradise of the sun.

Daily Life of the Aztecs

Muy util para el que sienta la necesidad de reencontrarse con sus raices prehispanicas. Open Preview See a Problem? Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [is it okay. Fascinating review of classic Aztec culture. I had to read this for a history class, and definitely wouldn’t have finished it except that I needed to for school.

Daily Life of the Aztecs

The cannal systems and social structure was also fascinating to read about. Brenda rated it really liked it May 18, The pronunciation of Aztec words. Dec 11, Mel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Old people were allowed to drink and encouraged to get drunk because they were seen as having finished their responsibility.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Bill bought me this book for Christmas. Account Options Sign in. I keep going back and forth through this book.