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Fifteen Poets of the Aztec World: Leon Portilla, Miguel

Fifteen Poets of the Aztec World

Leon Portilla, Miguel

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ISBN 10: 0806124415 / ISBN 13: 9780806124414
Published by Univ of Oklahoma Pr, Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., 1992
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Black hardcover, gold lettering on spine, 399 pages including index. Library stamp on upper end and title page, label on title page, pocket on rear end paper, binding is straight and tight, text is unmarked. Excellent dust jacket with light scratching, in a new Mylar protective cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Bookseller Inventory # 56771

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Title: Fifteen Poets of the Aztec World

Publisher: Univ of Oklahoma Pr, Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Plus

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Ex-Library

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Biographies of 15 composers of Nahuatl verse and analyses of their work are followed by their extant poems in Nahuatl and in English translation. The poets 14 men and one woman lived in the central highlands of Mexico during the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries. A remarkable window into the heart and mind of pre-Columbian Mexico. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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Director of the Inter-American Indian Institute in Mexico City, Miguel León-Portilla is a significant young Mexican scholar. He holds B.A. and M.A. degrees (summa cum laude) form Loyola University at Los Angeles and the Ph.D. from the National University of Mexico. La filosofía náhuatl: estudiada en sus fuentes, the Spanish version of this book, received high praise from both Mexican and American scholars.

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