City of sacrifice : the Aztec empire and the role of violence in civilization / David Carrasco.

Published
  • Boston : Beacon Press ©1999
Physical description
279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 0807046426
  • 9780807046425
  • 9780807046432
  • 0807046434
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-271) and index.
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Introduction. Performing the city of sacrifice -- 1. City as symbol in Aztec thought : some clues from the Codex Mendoza -- 2. Templo Mayor : the Aztec vision of place -- 3. The new fire ceremony and the binding of the years : Tenochtitlan's fearful symmetry -- 4. The sacrifice of Tezcatlipoca : to change place -- 5. Give me some skin : the charisma of the Aztec warrior -- 6. Cosmic jaws : we eat the Gods and the Gods eat us -- 7. The sacrifice of women : the hearts of plants and makers of war games -- 8. When warriors became walls, when the mountain of water crumbled.
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Related item
  • Online version:: Carrasco, David. City of sacrifice. Boston : Beacon Press, ©1999
  • Online version:: Carrasco, David. City of sacrifice. Boston : Beacon Press, ©1999
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0728/99023752-d.html
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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