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Cuerpo humano e ideología: Las concepciones de los antiguos nahuas, vol. I & II

by Alfredo López Austin

An analysis of pre-conquest Nahua thought related to the human body, this work aims to explain an ideological system and its place in people's lives in Nahua societies. The volume includes an overview of worldview, a description of the parts of the body and their functions, an interpretation of the meaning that life on earth and existence in the great beyond had for the ancient Nahua, and the place of conceptions of the human body in their general worldview. In Spanish.

Published by Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico, D.F.), 2012. Vol. I, 490 pp.; vol. II, 334 pp. ISBN: 978-607-02-3604-4.

$45.00 (shipping included). Order code UN147.