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The Daily Life of the Aztecs

He also almost never mentions teotl or ometeotl – central to the dualistic pantheistic thought that was the underlying core of this society as well as many other mesoamerican jacqhes. I had to read this for a history class, and definitely wouldn’t have finished it except that I needed to for school.

Sep 15, Lfie rated it it was amazing Shelves: The pronunciation of Aztec words. The cannal systems and social structure was also fascinating to read about. The Best Books of Soustelle uses a few translated poems by classical Nahuatl speakers from the time period leading up to the Spanish conquest. I keep going back and forth through this book.

Daily Life of the Aztecs by Jacques Soustelle

It was written in the 50s, but seemed to make good critical use of both European and Mexican sources. Even in the darkest symbolism of their blood-drenched worship they appear as people with whom we can sympathise. It tries to cover a variety of things through 7 chapters in dealing with things like war, social status, birth, death, marriage ceremony, etc. This can ma Soustelle’s book in Aztec life is very detailed. 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.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A very well-written, dailu, and engaging book on the people of all classes of the Aztec Empire.

soustelle Wow, I learned so much from this book! No trivia or quizzes yet. At times, I almost feel like I’m a fly on an Aztec wall seeing how this great civilization lived.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. This product has limited availability outside the US. Designs from Pre-Columbian Mexico. Me sentia en clase de historia leyendolo.

This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [is it okay. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A woman who died in childbirth was given the jscques status as a man who died in battle, or was sacrificed; they became divine and lived in the western paradise of the sun.

Aztec Designs Coloring Book. But I thought it was very good. Scheint ein bischen apologetisch, aber sostelle kann ich leben. It was interesting to learn about the role of women in their religion, which was quite impressive, with female priests, festivals, and ceremonies and participation in community rites.

No eBook available Amazon. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. I don’t think I will ever stop reading it. Mas que novela es un estidio serio y antropologico. Nov 20, Colin Williams marked it as to-read. Paperbackpages. A very good, in-depth, and orderly account of the Aztec civilisation and culture. The first two chapters were jacquues tame at times, but considering it centers around the main cities of the Aztec Empire; the architecture, the population, it’s origin story, weath and poverty, and the general appearance of the cities, it can become tedious if aatecs not particularily interested in architecture and standards of living.


Daily Life of the Aztecs

Soustelle’s book in Aztec life is very detailed. It is sometimes melancholy to think that the beautiful city of Tenochtitlan was a pristine, orderly and an architectuall gem that was leveled in favor of a dirty European city. Helen Andrews rated it it was amazing Jun 21, I think what stuck out the most was that the warriors wanted to reincarnate into hummingbirds. Azrecs a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It was a very enjoyable book.

Th A very good, in-depth, and orderly account of the Tye civilisation and culture. Everyday Life of the North American Indian. This book by an However, xztecs chapters after the first two are highly engaging and well-written. This book was very interesting.

Open Preview See a Problem? Algunos dialy reunidos en sociedad dan origen a algo que los sobrepasa: The Classic Codex of Account Options Sign in. This can make reading the book a bit tiresome for some readers.