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Author Gillespie, Susan D., 1952-

Title The Aztec kings : the construction of rulership in Mexica history / Susan D. Gillespie
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [1989]


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Description xli, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 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
Analysis Mexico Aztecs, history
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-256)
Subject Aztecs -- History.
Aztecs -- Kings and rulers.
Indians of Mexico -- History.
Indians of Mexico -- Kings and rulers.
LC no. 89004760
ISBN 0816510954 (alk. paper)
(alk. paper)