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Anyone read both and have any thoughts? 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. This book is old but still read–in other words, a classic.

Books by Jacques Soustelle. Amazing in scope and detail, this work will be invaluable to students of Mexican aztece and of interest to anyone fascinated by this ancient civilization.

A thorough research piece, perhaps a bit dated, this book gives jcaques insight into the life and death of the Aztec. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Open Preview See a Problem? We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Th A very good, in-depth, and orderly account of the Aztec civilisation and culture.

The Daily Life of the Aztecs

Oshun rated it it was amazing Aug 19, Jan 19, Miguel Lozano rated it it was amazing. It tries to cover a variety of things through 7 chapters in dealing with things like war, social status, birth, death, marriage ceremony, etc. Overall, the reader will learn some new things from this book. Account Options Sign in.

Aztec Designs Coloring Book. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Este libro esta muy completo, relata de manera entretenida y amena la vida del mexica antes de la conquista. This is exactly the kind of book I love to read about ancient cultures; not so much the politics and general history, but rather a thorough review and account of the people there – what they ate, how they dressed, what their houses looked like, their education, literature, family and social life, rituals and religion, the construction of society, the philosophy of their time and their world.


Refresh and try again. Soustelle uses a few soustellle poems by classical Nahuatl speakers from the time period leading up to the Spanish conquest. Soustelle’s book in Aztec life is very detailed. Book ratings by Goodreads. Jun 22, Stine Kristin rated it really liked it Shelves: Wow, I learned so much from this book!

Product Description Product Details Tireless speech-makers and lovers of verse, jacaues ancient Aztecs were also prodigious record keepers, using a pictographic system to keep records of their history, geography, and rituals.

Helen Andrews rated it it was amazing Jun 21, Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Fascinante y muy claro al transportar al lector a esos tiempos y en ese contexto Aug 03, Chuck Skorupski added it.

Daily Life of the Aztecs

No trivia or quizzes yet. Bill bought me this book for Christmas. This book left me saddened at whta was lost and happy about what was improved and gained.

May 02, Violet rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: About Jacques Soustelle Jacques Soustelle was born in Montpellier in and attained fame both as a scholar and a politician. Daily Life of the Aztecs. Trexler Limited preview – 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 ov great organizational ability and restless energy.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He gives us Mexica life on the tbe, 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.

Gendered Violence, Political Order, and the European Daily Life of the Aztecs By: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. But not human sacrifice.

Fascinating review of classic Aztec culture. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A highly readable text, accompanied by rare illustrations, describes public buildings soutelle market places, the problems of life in a great city-state, the ruling classes and living standards, religious beliefs, the everyday lives of people sousteloe from birth to death, and much more.

I hate to sound like the People’s Front of Judea, but I’m getting really bored of daipy Romans now when every book I pick up about the Roman Empire is all about the politics and general view of the time. Muy util para el que sienta la necesidad de reencontrarse con sus raices prehispanicas. A famed scholar evokes the life of this complex culture on the eve of its extinction, when the Spanish arrived and conquered them–imprisoning Montezuma and strangling Atahualpa.