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The Resource Aztecs, edited by Doris Kurella, Martin Berger and Inés de Castro in cooperation with the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), Mexico

Aztecs, edited by Doris Kurella, Martin Berger and Inés de Castro in cooperation with the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), Mexico

Label
Aztecs
Title
Aztecs
Statement of responsibility
edited by Doris Kurella, Martin Berger and Inés de Castro in cooperation with the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), Mexico
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Five hundred years ago, the landing of Hernan Cortes in Mexico marked the end of the Aztec Empire. This volume presents the wealth of this culture with spectacular, sometimes unpublished finds: rare feathered shields, impressive stone sculptures, precious mosaic masks and goldwork as well as brilliantly coloured illustrated manuscripts bring the world of the Aztecs to life. The publication provides comprehensive insight into the fascinating history of the Aztec Empire and takes into account the latest results of research and archaeology. Renowned experts tell of the political, societal and economic structures, of cultural achievements such as the complex calendar system and the Aztec language, and of religious rites. Precious objects from the magnificent furnishings of the palace of Emperor Moctezuma and the main temple Templo Mayor, including recently discovered sacrificial offerings that have never previously been exhibited, bear witness to the high standards of Aztec art and craftsmanship
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
972.018
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F1219.73
LC item number
A98 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurella, Doris
  • Berger, Martin
  • Castro, Inés de
  • Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (Mexico)
  • Linden-Museum Stuttgart
  • Weltmuseum Wien (Austria)
  • Museum Volkenkunde (Leiden, Netherlands)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aztec art
  • Aztecs
  • Aztecs
  • Aztec art
  • Aztecs
  • Aztecs
Target audience
adult
Label
Aztecs, edited by Doris Kurella, Martin Berger and Inés de Castro in cooperation with the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), Mexico
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title page includes note: "Grosse landes-ausstellung '19 ; Baden-Württemberg."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 346-355)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Eduardo Matos Moctezuma
  • Meso-America
  • Ivonne Athie Islas
  • The sources
  • The sources
  • Martin Berger
  • The archaeology of Tenochtitlan
  • Leonardo López Luján
  • Mexican Codices: an introduction
  • Forewords
  • Maarten E.R.G.N. Jansen and Gabina Aurora Pérez Jiménez
  • The written sources on the Aztec culture and the Spanish conquest
  • Feliz Hinz
  • The political economy
  • The political economy in the Basin of Mexico
  • Doris Kurella
  • Geography, ecology, cultivated plants and nutritional crops
  • Ehrentraud bayer
  • Mexica-Aztec society and government
  • Manuel Aguilar-Moreno
  • Words of welcome
  • Markets, merchants and tribute in the Aztec Empire
  • Frances F. Berdan
  • Tenochtitlan
  • The migration of the Mexica and the founding of the Tenochtitlan
  • Martin Berger
  • Tenochtitlan: Layout, planning and urban life
  • Barbara E. Mundy
  • The Aztec palace
  • Susan Toby Evans
  • Aztec rule and insignia
  • Winfried Kretschmann
  • Justyna Olko
  • Toltecayotl, the Aztec artisans
  • Ludo Snijders
  • Three works of ancient Mexican feather art in Vienna
  • Gerard van Bussel
  • Xolotl or Quetzalcoatl?
  • Inés de Castro
  • Two Aztec feathered shields from the Württemberg art room
  • Inés de Castro
  • The sacred precinct
  • Words of welcome
  • The sacred precinct of Tenochtitlan
  • Leonardo López Luján
  • The foundational myths of the Aztecs
  • Guilhem Olivier
  • The 260-day calendar
  • Araceli Rojas Martínez Gracida
  • The Templo Mayor
  • Leonardo López Luján
  • The house of eagles
  • Leonardo López Luján
  • Alejandra Frausto Guerrero
  • The Huei Tzompantli, the ball court and the Temple of Ehecatl Quetzalcoatl: a trilogy of recent discoveries
  • Raúl Barrera Rodríguez
  • Sacrifice in ancient Mexico
  • Maarten E.R.G.N. Jansen and Gabina Aurora Pérez Jiménez
  • Bioarchaeology at the sacred precinct of Tenochtitlan
  • Ximena Chávez Balderas
  • Nican tiistoque! ("Here we are!")
  • Raul Macuil Martínez
  • Catalogue
  • Appendix
  • Preface and acknowledgements
  • Bibliography
  • List of authors
  • Colophon
  • Inés de Castro
  • Introduction
Control code
on1141018455
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9783777433783
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
be2020003990
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits
Label
Aztecs, edited by Doris Kurella, Martin Berger and Inés de Castro in cooperation with the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), Mexico
Publication
Note
Title page includes note: "Grosse landes-ausstellung '19 ; Baden-Württemberg."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 346-355)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Eduardo Matos Moctezuma
  • Meso-America
  • Ivonne Athie Islas
  • The sources
  • The sources
  • Martin Berger
  • The archaeology of Tenochtitlan
  • Leonardo López Luján
  • Mexican Codices: an introduction
  • Forewords
  • Maarten E.R.G.N. Jansen and Gabina Aurora Pérez Jiménez
  • The written sources on the Aztec culture and the Spanish conquest
  • Feliz Hinz
  • The political economy
  • The political economy in the Basin of Mexico
  • Doris Kurella
  • Geography, ecology, cultivated plants and nutritional crops
  • Ehrentraud bayer
  • Mexica-Aztec society and government
  • Manuel Aguilar-Moreno
  • Words of welcome
  • Markets, merchants and tribute in the Aztec Empire
  • Frances F. Berdan
  • Tenochtitlan
  • The migration of the Mexica and the founding of the Tenochtitlan
  • Martin Berger
  • Tenochtitlan: Layout, planning and urban life
  • Barbara E. Mundy
  • The Aztec palace
  • Susan Toby Evans
  • Aztec rule and insignia
  • Winfried Kretschmann
  • Justyna Olko
  • Toltecayotl, the Aztec artisans
  • Ludo Snijders
  • Three works of ancient Mexican feather art in Vienna
  • Gerard van Bussel
  • Xolotl or Quetzalcoatl?
  • Inés de Castro
  • Two Aztec feathered shields from the Württemberg art room
  • Inés de Castro
  • The sacred precinct
  • Words of welcome
  • The sacred precinct of Tenochtitlan
  • Leonardo López Luján
  • The foundational myths of the Aztecs
  • Guilhem Olivier
  • The 260-day calendar
  • Araceli Rojas Martínez Gracida
  • The Templo Mayor
  • Leonardo López Luján
  • The house of eagles
  • Leonardo López Luján
  • Alejandra Frausto Guerrero
  • The Huei Tzompantli, the ball court and the Temple of Ehecatl Quetzalcoatl: a trilogy of recent discoveries
  • Raúl Barrera Rodríguez
  • Sacrifice in ancient Mexico
  • Maarten E.R.G.N. Jansen and Gabina Aurora Pérez Jiménez
  • Bioarchaeology at the sacred precinct of Tenochtitlan
  • Ximena Chávez Balderas
  • Nican tiistoque! ("Here we are!")
  • Raul Macuil Martínez
  • Catalogue
  • Appendix
  • Preface and acknowledgements
  • Bibliography
  • List of authors
  • Colophon
  • Inés de Castro
  • Introduction
Control code
on1141018455
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9783777433783
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
be2020003990
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits

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