A Rain of Darts: The Mexica Aztecs

A Rain of Darts: The Mexica Aztecs

by Burr Cartwright Brundage


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The exciting and important history of the Mexican Indians who founded Tenochtitlan and who created from it what is known as the Aztec empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292739932
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 03/01/2012
Series: Texas Pan American
Pages: 386
Sales rank: 864,112
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Burr Cartwright Brundage (1912–1993) was Professor of History at Eckerd College.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Fall of Tula
  • 2. The Mexica Gain a King
  • 3. Mexico under Tezozomoc
  • 4. The Tepaneca War
  • 5. The Composition of Heaven and Earth
  • 6. Moteuczoma I and the State
  • 7. The Wars of Moteuczoma
  • 8. The Sacred Nature of the Mexican State
  • 9. The Reign of Axayacatl
  • 10. Two Kings of the Middle Period
  • 11. Moteuczoma II and the Presences
  • 12. The Failure of a Mexican Tlatoani
  • 13. Of What Advantage Pride?
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Chronological Chart
  • References
  • Index

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