The myth of Quetzalcoatl: religion, rulership, and history in the Nahua world

dc.contributor.authorAustin, Alfredo López, author
dc.contributor.authorDavidson, Russ, author
dc.contributor.authorOlivier, Guilhem, author
dc.contributor.authorUniversity Press of Colorado, publisher
dc.descriptionTranslated by Russ Davidson with Guilhem Olivier.
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractThe Myth of Quetzalcoatl is a translation of Alfredo López Austin's 1973 book Hombre-Dios: Religion y politica en el mundo nahuatl. Despite its pervasive and lasting influence on the study of Mesoamerican history, religion in general, and the Quetzalcoatl myth in particular, this is the first English translation of the work.--Provided by publisher.
dc.description.tableofcontentsI Reed -- The initial focus of foreign origin -- The skeptical focus -- The critical focus -- The end of a truncated history and its consequences -- Men and gods -- Space and time -- The nature of the man-god -- The life of the man-god -- The history of the man-god.
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dc.subject.lcshAztec mythology
dc.subject.lcshAztecs -- Social life and customs
dc.subject.lcshQuetzalcoatl (Aztec deity)
dc.titleThe myth of Quetzalcoatl: religion, rulership, and history in the Nahua world
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