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Aztec Warfare: Imperial Expansion and Political Control
by Ross Hassig
In exploring the pattern and methods of Aztec expansion, Ross Hassig focuses on political and economic factors. Because they lacked numerical superiority, faced logistical problems presented by the terrain, and competed with agriculture for manpower, the Aztecs relied as much on threats and the image of power as on military might to subdue enemies and hold them in their or ...more
Paperback, 424 pages
Published September 15th 1995 by University of Oklahoma Press
(first published 1988)
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Oct 02, 2015 AskHistorians added it
The authoritative book on warfare and the expansion of the Aztecs in Post-Classic Mexico. Skims over the pre-Imperial period and may be a bit more dense than some might enjoy. Still, its an essential text to for anyone looking to be an Aztec military buff.