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Aztecs

An Interpretation

Aztecs( )
Author: Clendinnen, Inga
ISBN:978-0-521-40093-0
Publication Date:Aug 1991
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $95.95
Book Description:

Inga Clendinnen creates a vivid and dramatic picture of life in the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan, once the nerve centre of the Aztec tribute empire. She explores the worlds of Aztec women, of priests and of warriors, in an extraordinary recreation of everyday life in the city. Contrasting the beauty and sophistication of Aztec culture with the savagery of human sacrifice, she attempts to explain the philosophy, rituals, and social structures that underpinned this remarkable empire.

Book Details
Pages:414
Detailed Subjects: History / Latin America / Mexico
History / General
Social Science / Anthropology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.002 x 23.901 x 3.099 cm
Book Weight:0.782 Kilograms
Author Biography
Clendinnen, Inga (Author)
Inga Clendinnen was born in Geelong, Australia on August 17, 1934. She studied history at the University of Melbourne. She became a historian of Aztec and Mayan culture and society. She taught at the University of Melbourne and La Trobe University. She wrote numerous books during her lifetime including Reading the Holocaust, Tiger's Eye, Dancing with Strangers, and Agamemnon's Kiss. She died on September 8, 2016 at the age of 82.

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