Breaking Through Mexico's Past: digging the Aztecs with Eduardo Matos Moctezuma

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University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM, p.189 p. : ill. ; c 24 cm. (2007)


ISBN: 0826338313 (cloth

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LC: GN21.M38; Dewey: 301


Anthropologists -- Mexico -- Biography.; Archaeologists -- Mexico -- Biography.; Aztecs -- Antiquities.; Matos Moctezuma; Eduardo.; Templo Mayor (Mexico City; Mexico); Mexico -- Antiquities.


Contents: Introduction: Eduardo Matos Moctezuma : centaur at the ready -- Childhood -- The five breaking points of the centaur -- From religion to anthropology : the national school of anthropology and history -- The Templo Mayor project : the second breaking point -- The Aztecs conquer the world -- Toward the encounter with death : the fifth breaking point.

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The Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the U.S. (ACHTUS)


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