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Woustelle 02, Violet rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Mas que novela es un estidio serio y antropologico. What this book does jacqes do, however, is directly cite many primary or secondary sources that are listed in the bibliography. To ask other readers questions about Daily Life of the Aztecsplease sign up.

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 than as standards for the Mexica to meet.

Oddly the Aztec justice system was depended on your position in society, so that if you were higher up you faced much stricter punishments. Th A very good, in-depth, and orderly account of the Aztec civilisation and culture.

Daily Life of the Aztecs

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A very good, in-depth, and orderly account of the Aztec civilisation xoustelle culture. Daily Life of the Aztecs. Nov 20, Colin Williams marked it as to-read.

As a tool for writing a book, it xztecs fabulous because it is rich with specific detail. The Daily Life of the Aztecs. He gives us Mexica life on the small, morning-to-night scale, and on the larger, birth-to-death scale, in a way that connects them both together and to the even greater rhythms of Mexican cosmos. This book by an international authority on Mexican archeology and sociology presents a vivid account of that caily religious Aztec warrior society – from its days as a primitive people, to the early sixteenth century when a powerful government ruled with great organizational ability and restless energy.


It tries to cover a variety of things through 7 chapters in dealing with things like war, social status, birth, death, marriage ceremony, etc. Me sentia en clase de historia leyendolo. The first two chapters were really dense and dry, but the book improved as I kept reading. Felipe Plascencia rated it aztecw was amazing May 10, I want the ordinary, common life of the people.

The Daily Life of the Aztecs

A thorough, insightful and engaging introduction to Aztec civilization. Trexler Limited preview – Aug 04, Cj rated it really liked it Recommends it for: He also almost never mentions teotl or ometeotl – central to the soushelle pantheistic thought that was the underlying core of this society as well as many other mesoamerican societites.

In it, the author takes the reader through activities of the different social classes in some detail. Daily LifeDaily Life Series. Overall, the reader will learn some new things from this book.

Instead, we must assume that the author is correctly summarizing them. Axtecs using our website you agree to our use of cookies. I think what stuck out the most was that the warriors wanted to reincarnate into hummingbirds. My only regret is that it didn’t say more about the roles of women in their society. Jan 11, Carolyn rated it it was ok Shelves: I especially liked the poetry. I keep going back and forth through this book.


The only time this trend is broken is near the end of the book in which Mr.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. This book was very interesting. The cannal systems and social structure was also fascinating to read about. About Jacques Soustelle Jacques Soustelle was born in Montpellier in and attained fame both as a scholar and a jacqyes.

Jun 22, Stine Kristin rated it really liked it Shelves: Gendered Violence, Political Order, and the European Book ratings by Goodreads. Bill bought me this book for Christmas. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Anyone read both and have any thoughts?

Soustelel A vivid account of the fierce, honourable, death-obsessed, profoundly religious Aztecs on the eve of the Spanish conquest.

Refresh and try again. Daily Life 5 books. This book is old but still read–in other words, a classic. A thorough research piece, perhaps a bit dated, this book gives great insight into the life and death of the Aztec.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Este libro esta muy completo, relata de manera entretenida y amena la vida del mexica antes de la conquista.

But not human sacrifice.

I don’t think I will ever stop reading it.