A vivid account of the fierce, honourable, death-obsessed, profoundly religious Aztecs on the eve of the Spanish conquest. Even in the darkest symbolism of their blood-drenched worship they appear as people with whom we can sympathise.
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Jacques Soustelle was born in Montpellier in 1912 and attained fame both as a scholar and a politician. He made an exhaustive study of the Aztec language, society, art and architecture, rituals and beliefs. Following his retirement from active politics at the time of the first Algerian revolt, he returned to Paris to reassume a position he had held since 1937-Director of the most famous ethnological museum in the world, the Musee de l'Homme. He died in 1990.
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Book Description Pelican by Penguin., Great Britain, 1972. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: VG. 3rd thus. Bookseller Inventory # 375075
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, U.S.A., 1971. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Good. pp.302 with index, b/w photos. rubbing to edges and corners tanning to text pages Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 019556
Book Description Penguin, Harmondsworth, UK, 1964. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Reprint of 1972. Text/NEW, showing faint margin discoloration. Softcover/VG; strong w/light edge rubs, faint creasing to spine, and rubs to back surface. First published 1955 in French; this is a 1972 reprint of the English translation of 1964. Classic, scholarly and lively account of Aztec life. 7 chapters with illustrations and preceded by maps: 1, The City; 2, Society & the State at the Beginning of the 16th Century; 3, The World, Man & Time; 4, A Mexican's Day; 5, From Birth to Death; 6, War; and 7, Civilised Life, followed by 2 appendices. Bookseller Inventory # 016028