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📒The Broken Spears 2007 Revised Edition ✍ Miguel Leon-Portilla
✏The Broken Spears 2007 Revised Edition Book Summary : For hundreds of years, the history of the conquest of Mexico and the defeat of the Aztecs has been told in the words of the Spanish victors. Miguel León-Portilla has long been at the forefront of expanding that history to include the voices of indigenous peoples. In this new and updated edition of his classic The Broken Spears, León-Portilla has included accounts from native Aztec descendants across the centuries. These texts bear witness to the extraordinary vitality of an oral tradition that preserves the viewpoints of the vanquished instead of the victors. León-Portilla's new Postscript reflects upon the critical importance of these unexpected historical accounts.
📒The Broken Spears ✍ Miguel León Portilla
✏The Broken Spears Book Summary : Translated by Lysander Kemp. Illustrations adapted from original codices painting.
📒The Broken Spears ✍ Miguel León Portilla
✏The Broken Spears Book Summary : Describes ancient Aztec civilization and presents Native American accounts of the persecution and slaughter that accompanied Cortes' conquest of Mexico.
📒The Journey Of Israel Teacher S Manual Pdf ✍ Dr. Brian J. Bailey
✏The Journey of Israel Teacher s Manual PDF Book Summary : The study of Israel’s journey from Egypt to the Promised Land is in reality a picture of the spiritual progression of a believer from new born babes in Christ to becoming mature fathers and mothers in the faith. Dr. Bailey will take you on a journey, where you will be given keys to attaining ever-greater heights in your relationship with Christ, until you come unto spiritual Mount Zion, and can say with the Apostle Paul, “I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”
📒Indigenous Cultural Centers And Museums ✍ Anoma Pieris
✏Indigenous Cultural Centers and Museums Book Summary : Here is a lavishly illustrated descriptive survey of 48 leading indigenous cultural centers around the world (35 are from Australia and 13 from North America, Japan, Europe, and Asia). The book shows how each is a potentially transformative, politically compelling addition to the field of cultural production, illustrating how the facilities --- all built in the last three decades --- have challenged assumptions about nature, culture, and built form. Using the spatial-temporal practice of place-making as the starting point, the facilities highlighted here are described in terms of collaborations between a number of stake-holders and professional consultants. The book adopts the format of a descriptive survey with separate chapters devoted to individual case studies. A broad introductory chapter which presents the arguments and overview precedes richly illustrated short individual essays on selected projects. Each chapter commences with the details of the project including, location, area, cost and consultants, followed by a project description, and discussion of background, design development and reception of the projects. Each project is approached as an architectural commission, detailing the critical criteria, consultants, and processes. The format is adopted from architectural review essays typically used in awards or journal publications within the profession which are accessible and relevant for both academics and practitioners. Considerable attention is given to the process, and to the evaluation of the project as a cultural response. Each case study has been written with consultation of architects or administrators of the facilities for accuracy. Indigenous Cultural Centers and Museums: An Illustrated International Survey documents a rich legacy of collaboration across the spatial disciplines combining creative art practice, architecture, construction, landscape design and urban design in the production of unique and culturally significant social institutions. This book provides material on hitherto unknown bodies of work of talented architectural practices, working collaboratively with culturally different client groups and developing consultative processes that test models for inter-cultural engagement.
📒Empire Of The Aztecs ✍ Barbara A. Somervill
✏Empire of the Aztecs Book Summary : "Empire of the Aztecs" opens with a summary of the rise and fall of the empire, placing it within the context of its time period and geographical location. The second half of this book explores the daily lives of the Aztec people, focusing on their social customs, religious practices, family and community structure, and cultural accomplishments.
✏One Hundred Years of Solitude Struggle and Violence along the US Mexico Border Book Summary : This book features oral histories, mainly of members of the ranching families who have lived in the Mexican State of Sonora and the corresponding territory in the US that stretches from Tijuana on the California border to Agua Prieta on the Arizona border. The elders in those families recall the tales that their grandparents told, providing a century of perspectives on the revolution in economics, culture, and drug trade that the area has witnessed. The book uses the voices of those who have lived through the vicissitudes of border life to paint this cultural upheaval in gripping, personal terms.
📒Introduction To Feminist Thought And Action ✍ Menoukha Robin Case
✏Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action Book Summary : Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action is an accessible foundation that whets appetite for further study. It provides a non-US-centric introduction to gender studies, covering topics like 19th-century African, Chinese, and Arab movements, and foregrounds Black and Indigenous feminisms. Several case studies—the Aztecs and the Spanish, Agriculture and Gender, Beauty and Authority, Racial Stereotypes, and US Voting Rights—reveal how the interconnected architecture of privilege and oppression affects issues like globalization, media, and the environment. Feminist theories about race, sexuality, class, disabilities, and more culminate in step-by-step instructions for applying intersectionality and practicing activism. Rich with 19 diverse first-person voices, it brings feminism to life and lives to feminism.
📒Aztec Thought And Culture ✍ Miguel León Portilla
✏Aztec Thought and Culture Book Summary : Translations of ancient Aztec documents reveal their thoughts on the origin of the universe, the nature of God, and the significance of art.
📒Hero Street U S A ✍ Marc Wilson
✏Hero Street U S A Book Summary : Tells the story of a group of Mexican American men from Silvis, Illinois, who served in both World War II and the Korean War.