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Quetzalcoatl and the Irony of Empire Myths and Prophecies in the Aztec Tradition, Revised Edition

ISBN-10: 087081558X

ISBN-13: 9780870815584

Edition: 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Dav�d Carrasco

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David Carrasco draws from the perspectives of the history of religions, anthropology, and urban ecology to explore the nature of the complex symbolic form of Quetzalcoatl in the organisation, legitimation, and subversion of a large segment of the Mexican urban tradition. His new Preface addresses this tradition in the light of the Columbian quincentennial.
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
Publication date: 2/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 287
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Preface to the Revised Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Mosaics and Centersp. 1
The Sources: From Storybook to Encyclopediap. 11
Quetzalcoatl and the Foundation of Tollanp. 63
Other Tollansp. 104
The Return of Quetzalcoatl and the Irony of Empirep. 148
When Strangers Come to Town: The Return of Queztalcoatl and Millennial Discoursep. 205
Notesp. 241
Selected Bibliographyp. 265
Indexp. 275
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