Soustelle, Jacques, 1912-. The daily life of the Aztecs on the eve of the Spanish conquest

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: The daily life of the Aztecs on the eve of the Spanish conquest

Published By: Original publisher London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1961. 24, 319 p., 24 plates ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Jacques Soustelle ; Translated from the French by Patrick O'Brian

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2017. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Aztecs (NU07)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Traditional history (173); History (175); Semantics (196); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Spirits and gods (776); Priesthood (793); Classes (565); External relations (648); Writing (212); Revelation and divination (787); Territorial hierarchy (631); Instigation of war (721); Mythology (773); Chief executive (643); Localized kin groups (618); Inter-community relations (628); Military organization (701); Labor supply and employment (464); Slavery (567); Visual arts (5311); Verbal arts (5310);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This work focusses on the Aztec way of life as it existed among the inhabitants of Tenochtitlan at the beginning of the sixteenth century, achieving its aim by ranging throughout the history and expanse of the empire. Drawing information from a full range of documents and studies, including archaeology, it covers practically every aspect of Aztec culture, from its architectural foundations to its loftiest arts.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 33

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. nu07-033

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English translation from French

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 302-304)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document not applicable

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Ethnologist-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle ; 1984

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1325-1519

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) central highland Mexico

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Aztecs/Indians of Mexico--Social life and customs


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