Courses of Study 2015-2016 
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Courses of Study 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTHR 7268 - Aztecs and Their Empire: Myth, History, and Politics

(crosslisted) ARKEO 7268  
Fall. 4 credits.

Co-meets with ANTHR 4268 /ARKEO 4268 .

J. Henderson.

Examines the structure and history of the largest polity in ancient Mexico, the “empire” of the Aztecs, using descriptions left by Spanish invaders, accounts written by Aztecs under Colonial rule, and archaeological evidence. Explores Aztec visions of the past, emphasizing the roles of myth, religion, and identity in Aztec statecraft and the construction of history.

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