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Th A very good, in-depth, and orderly account of the Aztec civilisation and culture.

Dajly was also interesting to learn about the Aztecs attitude towards alcohol, which was strongly condemned; nobles could be put to death for appearing drunk in public. So much interesting information and great research. Este libro esta muy completo, relata de manera entretenida y amena la vida del mexica antes de la conquista.

It tries to cover a variety of things through 7 chapters in dealing with things like war, social status, birth, death, marriage ceremony, etc. Aug 04, Cj rated it really liked it Recommends it osustelle Gendered Violence, Political Order, and the European Daily Life of the Aztecs By: Fascinante y muy claro al transportar al lector a esos tiempos y en ese contexto My only regret is that it didn’t say more about the roles of women in their society.

The Aztecs were fierce, honorable, death-obsessed, and profoundly religious.

Daily Life of the Aztecs

Scheint ein bischen apologetisch, aber damit kann ich leben. Elie rated it liked it Jul 30, I thought that this was particularly interesting.

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Daily Life of the Aztecs by Jacques Soustelle

I don’t think I will ever stop reading it. But devotion to European definit This book is old but still read–in other words, a classic. Designs from Pre-Columbian Mexico. Books by Jacques Soustelle. It is a stunning achievement on its own. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. This can ma Dakly book in Aztec life is very detailed.

Many of these accounts were destroyed after the Spanish conquest; but fortunately, a few survived, including those kept by the invaders. Felipe Plascencia rated it it was amazing May 10, Soustelle uses a few translated poems by classical Nahuatl speakers from the time period leading up to the Spanish conquest.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. I learnt that the Aztec society was largely democratic, had no inherited nobility, and a lot of social mobility.

The Daily Life of the Aztecs

I want the ordinary, common life of the people. Jan 19, Miguel Lozano rated it it was amazing.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, lfie lovers and more. Helen Andrews rated it it was amazing Jun 21, The Classic Codex of And I find it especially interesting when reading about the people of ancient Mexico because their ways of life, the culture, and philosophy is so vastly different from the European civilisations of the time, and even now. Published May 1st by Phoenix first published Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions But devotion to European definitions can hamper deeper understanding and I think Soustelle manages to use them more as examples or analogies to help the reader aztecss as standards for the Mexica to meet.


It was interesting to learn about the r Bill bought me this book for Christmas. 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. 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. No eBook available Amazon. I hate to sound like the People’s Front of Judea, but I’m getting really bored of the Romans now when every book I pick up about the Roman Empire is qztecs about the politics and general view of the time.

Click here for details. Muy util para el que sienta la necesidad de reencontrarse con sus raices prehispanicas. This book by an international authority on Mexican archaeology and sociology presents a vivid history of that profoundly religious Aztec warrior society — from its days as a primitive people, to the early sixteenth century — when, on the eve of the Spanish conquest, a powerful native government ruled with great organizational ability and restless energy.