Chapter 18. Peace, Reconciliation, and Alliance in Aztec Mexico

  1. Kurt A. Raaflaub
  1. Ross Hassig

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774083.ch18

War and Peace in the Ancient World

War and Peace in the Ancient World

How to Cite

Hassig, R. (2008) Peace, Reconciliation, and Alliance in Aztec Mexico, in War and Peace in the Ancient World (ed K. A. Raaflaub), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774083.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145251

Online ISBN: 9780470774083

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Keywords:

  • peace;
  • reconciliation;
  • aztec mexico;
  • spaniards;
  • popular image of the aztecs

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Image of the Aztecs

  • Peace and Society

  • City-states

  • Empires

  • Political Integration in the Aztec Empire

  • Other Mechanisms of Integration

  • Marriage and Nobility

  • Polygyny and Power

  • Commoners and Empire

  • Support for the Empire

  • Inevitable Conquest

  • Assimilation and Disruption

  • Succession and Alliance

  • Proving the Case

  • Peace and the Social System

  • Notes

  • References