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The Resource Handbook to life in the Aztec world, Manuel Aguilar-Moreno

Handbook to life in the Aztec world, Manuel Aguilar-Moreno

Label
Handbook to life in the Aztec world
Title
Handbook to life in the Aztec world
Statement of responsibility
Manuel Aguilar-Moreno
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
972
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1219.73
LC item number
.A35 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Handbook to life in the Aztec world, Manuel Aguilar-Moreno
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip059/2005006636.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(p. 407-417) and index
Contents
  • Guide to pronunciation and spelling of Nahuatl terms -- 1. Mesoamerican civilizations and Aztec archaeology -- The area of Mesoamerica -- The people of Mesoamerica -- Brief history of Aztec archaeology -- Main historical primary sources about the Aztec -- Reading -- 2. Evolution of Aztec civilization -- Origins and the great migration -- Mexica-Aztec history -- Reading -- 3. Geography of the Aztec world -- The concept of sacred landscape -- The Valley of Mexico : the land, the lake and natural resources -- The island city of Tenochtitlan -- City-states and neighboring peoples -- Linguistic history and distribution of Nahua peoples -- Reading -- 4. Society and government -- Social structure and class hierarchy -- Tlatoani -- Cihuacoatl -- Priests -- Tecuhtli -- Calpulli -- Household -- Reading -- 5. Warfare -- Training -- Military ranks and orders -- Military intelligence -- Women and war -- Uniforms and weapons -- Battle tactics and strategies -- Principal Aztec military campaigns -- Tribute -- Flower wars -- Reading -- 6. Religion, cosmology, and mythology -- Structure of the universe -- Main myths -- The Aztec gods -- Rituals -- Ritual human sacrifice -- Reading -- 7. Funerary beliefs and customs -- Creation myths and concepts about death -- Funerary places of destination -- Burials and creation -- Souls -- Human sacrifice -- Reading --
  • 8. Aztec art -- Aztec artists and craftsmen -- Monumental stone sculpture -- Terra-cotta sculpture -- Ceramics -- Wood art -- Feather work -- Lapidary arts -- Gold work -- Reading -- 9. Aztec architecture -- Symbolism -- Types of architecture -- Building materials and techniques -- The precinct of Tenochtitlan -- Other cities -- Reading -- 10. Nahuatl literature -- Tlacuilos and their techniques -- Codices -- Pictographic-phonetic writing -- Poetry and narrative -- Reading -- 11. The calendar, astronomy, and mathematics -- The calendar system -- Conception of the universe -- Astronomy -- Mathematics -- Reading -- 12. Economy, industry, and trade -- Modes of production -- Agriculture and Chinampas -- Use of water in the Valley of Mexico -- Food sources -- Laborers and artisans -- The marketplace -- Transportation -- Long-distance trade -- The Pochtecah -- Tribute -- Reading -- 13. Daily life -- Family -- Women -- Education -- Shamanism and medicine -- Games -- Personal appearance and attire -- Royal court life -- Food and drink -- Music and dance -- Reading -- 14. The Aztec after the conquest and today -- The conquest of Mexico -- Colonial Mexico : the process of transculturation -- Tequitqui art -- Mexico and its Mestizo identity -- The Indians of Central Mexico today -- Reading -- Main museums containing Aztec collections -- Aztec poems
Control code
ocm58468201
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 440 p.
Isbn
9780816056736
Lccn
2005006636
Other physical details
ill. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)58468201
Label
Handbook to life in the Aztec world, Manuel Aguilar-Moreno
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip059/2005006636.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(p. 407-417) and index
Contents
  • Guide to pronunciation and spelling of Nahuatl terms -- 1. Mesoamerican civilizations and Aztec archaeology -- The area of Mesoamerica -- The people of Mesoamerica -- Brief history of Aztec archaeology -- Main historical primary sources about the Aztec -- Reading -- 2. Evolution of Aztec civilization -- Origins and the great migration -- Mexica-Aztec history -- Reading -- 3. Geography of the Aztec world -- The concept of sacred landscape -- The Valley of Mexico : the land, the lake and natural resources -- The island city of Tenochtitlan -- City-states and neighboring peoples -- Linguistic history and distribution of Nahua peoples -- Reading -- 4. Society and government -- Social structure and class hierarchy -- Tlatoani -- Cihuacoatl -- Priests -- Tecuhtli -- Calpulli -- Household -- Reading -- 5. Warfare -- Training -- Military ranks and orders -- Military intelligence -- Women and war -- Uniforms and weapons -- Battle tactics and strategies -- Principal Aztec military campaigns -- Tribute -- Flower wars -- Reading -- 6. Religion, cosmology, and mythology -- Structure of the universe -- Main myths -- The Aztec gods -- Rituals -- Ritual human sacrifice -- Reading -- 7. Funerary beliefs and customs -- Creation myths and concepts about death -- Funerary places of destination -- Burials and creation -- Souls -- Human sacrifice -- Reading --
  • 8. Aztec art -- Aztec artists and craftsmen -- Monumental stone sculpture -- Terra-cotta sculpture -- Ceramics -- Wood art -- Feather work -- Lapidary arts -- Gold work -- Reading -- 9. Aztec architecture -- Symbolism -- Types of architecture -- Building materials and techniques -- The precinct of Tenochtitlan -- Other cities -- Reading -- 10. Nahuatl literature -- Tlacuilos and their techniques -- Codices -- Pictographic-phonetic writing -- Poetry and narrative -- Reading -- 11. The calendar, astronomy, and mathematics -- The calendar system -- Conception of the universe -- Astronomy -- Mathematics -- Reading -- 12. Economy, industry, and trade -- Modes of production -- Agriculture and Chinampas -- Use of water in the Valley of Mexico -- Food sources -- Laborers and artisans -- The marketplace -- Transportation -- Long-distance trade -- The Pochtecah -- Tribute -- Reading -- 13. Daily life -- Family -- Women -- Education -- Shamanism and medicine -- Games -- Personal appearance and attire -- Royal court life -- Food and drink -- Music and dance -- Reading -- 14. The Aztec after the conquest and today -- The conquest of Mexico -- Colonial Mexico : the process of transculturation -- Tequitqui art -- Mexico and its Mestizo identity -- The Indians of Central Mexico today -- Reading -- Main museums containing Aztec collections -- Aztec poems
Control code
ocm58468201
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 440 p.
Isbn
9780816056736
Lccn
2005006636
Other physical details
ill. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)58468201

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