Aztec, Mixtec and Zapotec Armies

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Around AD 1450 a new Mexican nation emerged called the Aztec Empire of the Triple Alliance. They succeeded in making themselves the most powerful and feared civilisation in the Americas. The Mixtec and Zapotec peoples were contemporaries of the Aztec nations, and both formed alliances and fought many wars against them. With Angus McBride's usual quality artwork on eight full page colour plates, plus plenty of other illustrations from various sources, this work by John Pohl investigates the history, uniforms and ...
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Overview

Around AD 1450 a new Mexican nation emerged called the Aztec Empire of the Triple Alliance. They succeeded in making themselves the most powerful and feared civilisation in the Americas. The Mixtec and Zapotec peoples were contemporaries of the Aztec nations, and both formed alliances and fought many wars against them. With Angus McBride's usual quality artwork on eight full page colour plates, plus plenty of other illustrations from various sources, this work by John Pohl investigates the history, uniforms and weaponry of Aztec, Mixtec and Zapotec armies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781855321595
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 11/28/1991
  • Series: Men-at-Arms Series
  • Edition description: Reprinted Edition
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 320,211
  • Product dimensions: 7.25 (w) x 9.75 (h) x 0.15 (d)

Meet the Author

John Pohl is a research archaeologist at UCLA. He is an eminent authority on American Indian civilizations and has directed numerous archaeological excavations in Mexico, Central America, Canada, and the United States. He has published extensively on subjects ranging from human origins to the rise of the Aztec empire and specializes in the decipherement of ancient pictographic writing systems. He works in Los Angeles as a producer, writer and designer and is noted for his unique skills in bringing the ancient past to life through a variety of innovative film and television technologies.
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