Subject Search for: Archaeology and Anthropology (Ancient History) / Mayan, Incas, Aztec Cultures
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1.1637 Archaeology: History of the Classic Mayas.
This paper examines the history of the Classic Mayas. Topics addressed are: 1) The Classic Period and Urban Centralization, 2) The Region and the Mayan Biosphere, 3) Surviving the Rain Forests, 4) History and Religion, 5) Religion and Agriculture, 6) Urbanization, and 7) Horizons. 10 pgs. 42 f/c. 5b.
Bibliography: 5 source(s) listed
Filename: 1637 Classic Mayas.doc
2.2398 The Aztec Culture of Sacrifice: An Anthropological Analysis.
This paper will argue, through an examination of the role of human sacrifice in the religious practices of the Aztec civilization, that human sacrifice should be interpreted primarily as a cultural activity that is firmly integrated into the signification and value system of the community as a whole. 11.5 pgs. 31 f/c.12b.
Bibliography: 12 source(s) listed
Filename: 2398 Aztec Culture Sacrifice.doc
3.2463 European Conquest in Aztec, Inca, and Mayan Civilizations: A Consideration.
This paper will examine European conquest of the Aztec, Inca, and Mayan civilizations. Discussed are religion, slavery, war, disease, and the effect each of these on the Native-Indian civilizations. 4.5 pgs. 12 f/c. 7b.
Bibliography: 7 source(s) listed
Filename: 2463 European Conquests.doc
4.2643 European Conquest in Aztec, Inca, and Mayan Civilizations: A Consideration.
This paper will inquire into the European conquest of the Aztec, Inca, and Mayan civilizations. This paper will consider such aspects as religion, slavery, war, disease, and the effect each of these had on the respective cultures discussed herein. 6 pgs. 11 f/c. 7b.
Bibliography: 7 source(s) listed
Filename: 2643 European Conquest Effects.doc
5.3825 "The Broken Spears" and the Aztec View of the Spanish Conquest.
This essay discusses the Spanish conquest of Mexico in the context of Miguel Leon-Portilla's "The Broken Spears". The paper argues that the Spanish helped the Aztecs change their lives for the better. More than anything else, The Aztecs benefited from the Spanish conquest in that it had a civilizing influence. 5 pgs. Bibliography lists 1 source.
Bibliography: 1 source(s) listed
Filename: 3825 The Broken Spears.doc
6.4114 The Olmecs And The Mayas: A Comparison And Contrast Of Two Civilizations.
This paper will contrast and compare the Olmecs and Mayan Civilizations. By showing their similarities and differing qualities, I will prove their improvements and set-backs in the realm of history. 5 pgs. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
Bibliography: 3 source(s) listed
Filename: 4114 Olmecs Compared Mayas.doc
7.8415 A Comparison of Mayan and Aztec Art History.
This paper will discuss the Mayan and Aztec cultures in a comparative nature to reveal their similarities in their interrelation to each other. By understanding the connectedness of the two cultures, we can see why they are so closely related in their art and the way that they made their art for life and religion. By understanding the artistic history of these nations, there is a semblance of influence that can be found in both of them. 6 pgs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.