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The Aztec kings : the construction of rulership in Mexica history

Author: Susan D Gillespie
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan D Gillespie
ISBN: 9780816534784 0816534780 9780816510955 0816510954 9780816513390 0816513392
OCLC Number: 995026035
Notes: Originally published in 1989.
Description: xli, 272 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: An introduction to the analysis of Aztec historical traditions. --
pt. 1. The woman of discord. A model of the Tenochtitlan Dynasty ; The founding queen ; Mothers of gods and daughters of Chichimecs ; Motecuhzoma's daughters. --
pt. 2. The recycled king. Motecuhzoma and Quetzalcoatl: on the boundary ; The creation of Topiltzin Quetzalcoatl ; Aztec sacred history and divine kingship.
Responsibility: Susan D. Gillespie.
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