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Download ¼ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB À Davíd Carrasco Davíd Carrasco À 7 review review The Aztecs 107 Nts that have colored much of the Western narrative to let Aztec voices speak about their origin stories the cosmic significance of their capital city their methods of child rearing and the contributions women made to daily life and the empire Carrasco discusses the arrival of the Spaniards contrasts Aztec mythical traditions about the origins of their city with actual urban life in Mesoamerica and outl. If you always carry a book on you it s surprising how much time you can find to read throughout the day On publ

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Download ¼ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB À Davíd Carrasco Davíd Carrasco À 7 review review The Aztecs 107 This Very Short Introduction employs the disciplines of history religious studies and anthropology as it illuminates the complexities of Aztec life Readers meet a people highly skilled in sculpture astronomy city planning poetry and philosophy who were also profoundly committed to cosmic regeneration through the thrust of the ceremonial knife and through warfare David Carrasco looks beyond Spanish accou. This is what the Very Short Introductions are intended to be a short but balanced introduction to the topic wit

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Download ¼ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB À Davíd Carrasco Davíd Carrasco À 7 review review The Aztecs 107 Ines the rise of the Aztec empire He also explores Aztec religion which provided both justification for and alternatives to warfare sacrifice and imperialism and he sheds light on Aztec poetry philosophy painting and especially monumental sculpture and architecture He concludes by looking at how the Aztecs have been portrayed in Western thought art film and literature as well as in Latino culture and ar. There are a lot of details for a short introduction maybe too many but overall it s uite readable and interest


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    review The Aztecs 107 This is what the Very Short Introductions are intended to be a short but balanced introduction to the topic with plenty of jumping off points to follow for in depth treatments elsewhere Carrasco does a solid job presenting the background of the Mexica people and governance structures placing human sacrifice in context and describing the society’s cultural accomplishments He discusses the fall of the empire an

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    Davíd Carrasco À 7 review Download ¼ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB À Davíd Carrasco review The Aztecs 107 This book delivers exactly what its title promises a brief introduction on Aztec or rather Mexica history and culture The information here is

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    Download ¼ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB À Davíd Carrasco review The Aztecs 107 I do dearly love these little gems from Oxford University Press In this case I happen to admire the author too having taken one of his classes at Harvard in 2015 Davíd Carrasco is a gifted teacher a warm human being and of course a great exp

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    Davíd Carrasco À 7 review review The Aztecs 107 If you always carry a book on you it's surprising how much time you can find to read throughout the day On public transit in ueues or while waiting for friends to arrive you can get through a dozen pages or Oxford's Very Short Introductions are great for this purpose because they're small enough to fit in my pocket and short enough to be digested in bite sized chunksSome interesting facts from The Aztecs that I think will stick

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    Download The Aztecs review The Aztecs 107 Davíd Carrasco À 7 review This was a bit of a curate's egg The political history part was very good albeit the part on Cortes is caught up in some contradictions Surprisingly given the author's PhD was on mesoamerican religion the section on religion and the cosmovision of the Aztecs was a little disappointing This is a notoriously tricky subject

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    review The Aztecs 107 It's slightly irritating that introductions about the Aztecs always end up as historical accounts of the Spanish invasion and take over of Mexico Unfortunately this is an inevitable result of the fact that we only know anything about the Aztecs through the distorting lens of the Spanish accounts as well as a few physica

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    Download ¼ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB À Davíd Carrasco Davíd Carrasco À 7 review Download The Aztecs There are a lot of details for a short introduction maybe too many? but overall it's uite readable and interesting I read this partly out of personal interest and partly because I've started teaching a short section on Aztec philosophy in my World Philosophy course and thought I could use a bit historical background It was good on both coun

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    review The Aztecs 107 Download ¼ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB À Davíd Carrasco Ethusiastic short history of the Aztecs Lots of uotes from primary sources Highly readable although the names can get confusing if yo

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    review The Aztecs 107 Davíd Carrasco À 7 review Download The Aztecs Interesting insight into the religion and the history but I would have liked to have had on everyday life Organization is a little difficult to follow

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    review The Aztecs 107 Davíd Carrasco À 7 review Download ¼ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB À Davíd Carrasco Pretty balanced viewpoint Gives uick summary of Aztec history Discusses the Aztecs as successors of a broader urban civilization which emerged in Mesoamerica According to Paul Kirchhoff geographically it comprised of the southern two thirds of Mexico plus Guatemala Belize El Salvador and parts of Honduras Nicaragua and Costa Rica

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  • Paperback
  • 138
  • The Aztecs
  • Davíd Carrasco
  • English
  • 18 April 2019
  • 9780195379389