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    • The War of Conquest

    • Proves that differing concepts of warfare and diplomacy between the Aztecs and the Spanish and already present tensions within the Aztec political system were the true elements that allowed Cortés to conquer the Aztecs.
    • Mesoamerica
    • Florentine Codex: Complete 12-Volume Set

    • Two of the world’s leading scholars of the Aztec language and culture have translated Sahagún’s monumental and encyclopedic study of native life in Mexico at the time of the Spanish Conquest. The Florentine Codex is the most authoritative...
    • Mesoamerica
    • Sorcery and Shamanism

    • Documents the lives and rituals of twelve curanderos (traditional Peruvian healers) with thriving urban practices and clients from all levels of society, and the experiences of over one hundred of their patients.
    • Mesoamerica
    • The Rabbit on the Face of the Moon

    • A volume of eighteen essays based in Mesoamerican tradition that provide an accessible, entertaining look into a system of millennia-old legends and beliefs, from myths and names to eclipses and stars.
    • Mesoamerica
    • Reconstructing Ancient Maya Diet

    • Integrates recent data to show what the ancient Mayan civilization ate at different periods, how it affected the quality of their lives, and what intensive forms of agriculture they may have used to feed a burgeoning population.
    • Mesoamerica / Anthropology
    • Greater Mesoamerica

    • Based on recent archaeological surveys and excavations, the chapters in this volume provide current, comprehensive, area-by-area summaries of the region's Precolumbian past, noting the discovery of new cultural configurations, new connections, and...
    • Archaeology / Mesoamerica
    • Mesoamerican Lithic Technology

    • Seeks to identify current research questions in Mesoamerican lithic technology and to demonstrate that replication studies coupled with experimental research design are valuable analytical approaches.
    • Mesoamerica / Archaeology
    • The Postclassic Mesoamerican World

    • Present a complete picture of Postclassic Mesoamerica with articles on polities, economic networks, information networks, case studies, and comparisons.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology / Mesoamerica
    • Obsidian Craft Production in  Central Mexico

    • An examination of the obsidian craft industry found at the site of Xochicalco, Morelos, between A.D. 650 and 900 when independent city-states appeared throughout central Mexico.
    • Mesoamerica / Archaeology
    • Mesoamerican Influences in the Southwest

    • This catalog is a collection of mentored senior student research papers that accompanied an exhibit of the Pueblo people’s Kachina tradition based on their belief that spiritual beings exist in everything.
    • Mesoamerica
    • Ethnic Identity in Nahua Mesoamerica

    • Analyzes ethnicity in a single place over a span that covers prehistory, colonial history, and contemporary life. Shows how Nahuan ethnic identity is based on conceptions of shared place of origin and common history.
    • Mesoamerica

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