Cover: Aztec Imperial Strategies, from Harvard University PressCover: Aztec Imperial Strategies in HARDCOVER

Aztec Imperial Strategies

Product Details


$60.00 • £52.95 • €54.95

ISBN 9780884022114

Publication Date: 01/01/1996


Add to Cart

Media Requests:

Related Subjects

  • Foreword [Elizabeth Hill Boone]
  • Acknowledgments
    • 1. Introduction [Michael E. Smith and Frances F. Berdan]
  • I. The Empire’s Center
    • 2. Political Organization of the Central Provinces [Mary G. Hodge]
    • 3. The Basin of Mexico Market System and the Growth of Empire [Richard E. Blanton]
    • 4. Art and Imperial Strategy in Tenochtitlan [Emily Umberger]
  • II. The Outer Provinces
    • Introduction to Part II
    • 5. The Tributary Provinces [Frances F. Berdan]
    • 6. The Strategic Provinces [Michael E. Smith]
    • 7. Aztec Presence and Material Remains in the Outer Provinces [Emily Umberger]
    • 8. Manuscript Painting in Service of Imperial Ideology [Elizabeth Hill Boone]
  • III. Imperial Strategies
    • 9. Imperial Strategies and Core–Periphery Relations [Frances F. Berdan and Michael E. Smith]
    • 10. A Consideration of Causality in the Growth of Empire: A Comparative Perspective [Richard E. Blanton]
  • Appendix 1. Data on Political Organization of the Aztec Empire’s Central Provinces [Mary G. Hodge and Richard E. Blanton]
  • Appendix 2. Data on Market Activities and Production Specializations of Tlatoani Centers [Richard E. Blanton and Mary G. Hodge]
  • Appendix 3. Material Remains in the Central Provinces [Emily Umberger]
  • Appendix 4. Province Descriptions [Michael E. Smith and Frances F. Berdan]
  • Bibliography
  • Indexes
    • Place Names
    • Subjects

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Jacket: Iron and Blood: A Military History of the German-Speaking Peoples since 1500, by Peter Wilson, from Harvard University Press

A Lesson in German Military History with Peter Wilson

In his landmark book Iron and Blood: A Military History of the German-Speaking Peoples since 1500, acclaimed historian Peter H. Wilson offers a masterful reappraisal of German militarism and warfighting over the last five centuries, leading to the rise of Prussia and the world wars. Below, Wilson answers our questions about this complex history,