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By John Pohl,Adam Hook

in line with one renowned picture, the Aztec military used to be a ruthless and effective conflict computer, that demonstrated an empire through convincingly overwhelming its buddies, sacrificing millions to bloodthirsty gods alongside the best way. From a contrasting viewpoint, its local warriors have been no fit for the trendy warring tools of Cortés' enormously outnumbered Spaniards, who decisively defeated them. the truth of the Aztec warrior's skill and effectiveness lies someplace among these extremes, as this identify makes transparent. by means of studying the reports of a hypothetical person, Cuauhtli, this meticulously researched e-book exhibits that the heritage of Aztec battle is way richer and much extra complicated than formerly understood, and divulges the shut courting among social and armed forces concerns in Aztec society.

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