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7. The fall of the Aztec empire

7. The fall of the Aztec empire  

Davíd Carrasco

in The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365708
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195379389.003.0007
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195379389
‘The fall of the Aztec empire’ asks: How could such a mighty empire fall so quickly to the Spanish? Hernan Cortés was not the first Spaniard to land in Mesoamerica: two Spaniards had been ... More
6. Wordplay, philosophy, sculpture

6. Wordplay, philosophy, sculpture  

Davíd Carrasco

in The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365708
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195379389.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195379389
‘Wordplay, philosophy, sculpture’ explores the artistic achievements of the Aztec civilization. It can be hard to reconcile their sophisticated artistic prowess with their propensity for ... More
8. The return of the Aztecs

8. The return of the Aztecs  

Davíd Carrasco

in The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365708
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195379389.003.0008
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195379389
‘The return of the Aztecs’ explores Aztec culture in modern Mexico. Aztecs in Spanish colonial times still maintained their crafts well into the seventeenth century, and rejected Spanish ... More
The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction

The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction  

David Carrasco

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365708
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195379389.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195379389
The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction employs the disciplines of history, religious studies, and anthropology as it illuminates the complexities of Aztec life. This VSI looks ... More

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