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The Resource Fifth sun : a new history of the Aztecs, Camilla Townsend, (sound recording audiobook download)

Fifth sun : a new history of the Aztecs, Camilla Townsend, (sound recording audiobook download)

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Fifth sun : a new history of the Aztecs
Title
Fifth sun
Title remainder
a new history of the Aztecs
Statement of responsibility
Camilla Townsend
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In November 1519, Hernando Cortes walked along a causeway leading to the capital of the Aztec kingdom and came face to face with Moctezuma. That story-and the story of what happened afterwards-has been told many times, but always following the narrative offered by the Spaniards. After all, we have been taught, it was the Europeans who held the pens. But the Native Americans were intrigued by the Roman alphabet and, unbeknownst to the newcomers, they used it to write detailed histories in their own language of Nahuatl. Until recently, these sources remained obscure, only partially translated, and rarely consulted by scholars. For the first time, in Fifth Sun, the history of the Aztecs is offered in all its complexity based solely on the texts written by the indigenous people themselves. Camilla Townsend presents an accessible and humanized depiction of these native Mexicans, rather than seeing them as the exotic, bloody figures of European stereotypes. The conquest, in this work, is neither an apocalyptic moment, nor an origin story launching Mexicans into existence. The Mexica people had a history of their own long before the Europeans arrived and did not simply capitulate to Spanish culture and colonization. Instead, they realigned their political allegiances, accommodated new obligations, adopted new technologies, and endured
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1965-
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Townsend, Camilla
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other
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Narrated by Christina Delaine
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  • Delaine, Christina
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adult
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Label
Fifth sun : a new history of the Aztecs, Camilla Townsend, (sound recording audiobook download)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=5276636
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Publication
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file)
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
Isbn
9781705217092
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not applicable
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
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Label
Fifth sun : a new history of the Aztecs, Camilla Townsend, (sound recording audiobook download)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=5276636
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781705217092
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
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535da0d8-0a9b-430c-aa98-7762f019a52c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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