Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    
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Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTHR 4268 - [Aztecs and Their Empire: Myth, History, and Politics]

(crosslisted) ARKEO 4268  
(GHB) (HA-AS)      
Spring. Next offered 2018-2019. 4 credits. Student option grading.

Co-meets with ANTHR 7268 /ARKEO 7268 .

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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