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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Soustelle, Jacques, 1912-
The daily life of the Aztecs on the eve of the Spanish
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
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.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Traditional history (173);
Acculturation and culture contact (177);
Spirits and gods (776);
External relations (648);
Revelation and divination (787);
Territorial hierarchy (631);
Instigation of war (721);
Chief executive (643);
Localized kin groups (618);
Inter-community relations (628);
Military organization (701);
Labor supply and employment (464);
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
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
English translation from French
Includes bibliographical references (p. 302-304)
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
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
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).
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