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Aztec Imperial Strategies

Aztec Imperial Strategies

Frances F. Berdan, Richard E. Blanton, Elizabeth Hill Boone, Mary G. Hodge, Michael E. Smith, Emily Umberger

ISBN 9780884022114

Publication date: 01/01/1996

Papers from the 1986 Summer Seminar, “Empire, Province, and Village in Aztec History.”


  • A synthesis of virtually all extant scholarship, from the classic to the most recent, from ethnohistory to art history to archaeology, this volume is an essential reference for anyone concerned with the Aztec Empire, indeed with Mesoamerica as a whole…Taken together, these papers consistently address the major issues, including the persisting controversies, that have formed and directed Aztec research to date.

    —The Journal of Anthropological Research


  • Elizabeth Hill Boone is Martha and Donald Robertson Chair in Latin American Art at Tulane University.

Book Details

  • 400 pages
  • 9 x 12 inches
  • Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection