The Aztecs were fierce, honorable, death-obsessed, and profoundly religious. A famed scholar evokes the life of this complex culture on the eve of its extinction. Daily Life of the Aztecs (Native American) [Jacques Soustelle] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tireless speech-makers and lovers of. Daily Life of the Aztecs has ratings and 24 reviews. Annie said: Este libro es muchísimo más de lo que promete. No sólo ayuda a entender de manera ve.

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This book by an Return to Book Page. About Jacques Soustelle Jacques Soustelle was born in Montpellier in and attained fame both as a scholar and a politician. The first history in French I read for sheer pleasure, during a resort vacation on Turkey’s Turquoise liffe. I hate to sound like the People’s Front of Judea, but I’m getting really bored of the Romans now when every book I pick up about the Roman Empire is all about the politics and general view of qztecs time.

Daily Life of the Aztecs

No trivia or quizzes yet. However, the chapters after the first two are highly engaging and well-written. Trivia About Daily Life of the Helen Andrews rated it it was amazing Jun 21, Fascinating review of classic Aztec culture.


Gendered Violence, Political Order, and the European A thorough research piece, perhaps a bit dated, this book gives great insight into the life and death of the Aztec. Jul 23, Sam rated it liked it Shelves: It tries to cover a variety of things through 7 chapters in dealing with things like war, social status, birth, death, marriage ceremony, etc.

The cannal systems and social structure was also fascinating to read about. This book is old but still read–in other words, a classic.

The Daily Life of the Aztecs

Daily Life of the Aztecs. A very good, in-depth, and orderly account of the Aztec civilisation and culture. Jun 22, Stine Kristin lf it really liked it Shelves: Books by Jacques Soustelle. The first two chapters were slighly tame at times, but considering it centers around the main cities of the Jacqies Empire; the architecture, the population, it’s origin story, weath and poverty, and the general appearance of the cities, it can become tedious if you’re not particularily interested in architecture and standards of living.

Sep 15, Bradley rated it it was amazing Shelves: In it, the author takes the reader through activities of the different social classes in some detail. But I thought it was very good. This can ma Soustelle’s book in Aztec life is very detailed. Old people were allowed to drink and encouraged to get drunk because they were seen as having finished their responsibility.

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Daily Life of the Aztecs

Dec 11, Mel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mas que novela es un estidio serio y antropologico. 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 Director of the most famous ethnological museum in the world, the Musee de l’Homme. I want the ordinary, common life of the people.

What this book does not do, however, is directly cite many primary or secondary sources that are listed in the bibliography.

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I have to say I learned so much, and found it fascinating. Paperbackpages. Wow, I learned so much from this book! Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Daily Life 5 books. Me sentia en clase de historia leyendolo. The pronunciation of Aztec words. Here also are detailed descriptions of public buildings and market places, home furnishings, games and amusements, family life, the conduct of war, the arts of language, music and dancing, and other topics.