Inga Clendinnen





Inga Clendinnen


Born
in Geelong, Australia
August 17, 1934

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Average rating: 3.85 · 631 ratings · 68 reviews · 16 distinct works · Similar authors
Ambivalent Conquests: Maya ...

3.68 avg rating — 225 ratings — published 1987 — 7 editions
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Aztecs: An Interpretation

4.07 avg rating — 118 ratings — published 1991 — 8 editions
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Dancing with Strangers: Eur...

3.97 avg rating — 98 ratings — published 2005 — 10 editions
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Reading the Holocaust

3.97 avg rating — 90 ratings — published 1999 — 7 editions
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Tiger's Eye: A Memoir

3.68 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2000 — 7 editions
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Agamemnon's Kiss: Selected ...

3.50 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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The History Question: Who O...

3.69 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2006
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True Stories

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Cost of Courage in Aztec So...

3.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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“The magic here is not spectacular courage in one or two battles but the glamour of commitment to death at the peak of youth and beauty: the poignancy of the exhib-itionistic narcissism of youth determined once and for all on magnificent expenditure rather than slow wasting and remorseless physical deterioration.”
Inga Clendinnen, Aztecs: An Interpretation

“The children were kept by the priests for some weeks before their deaths (those kindergartens of doomed infants are difficult to contemplate).”
Inga Clendinnen, Aztecs: An Interpretation

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