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

  • Boston : Beacon Press c1999
Physical description
1 online resource (279 p. ) ill. ;
  • 0-8070-4652-3
  • Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-271) and index.
  • English
  • Description based on print version record.
  • 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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