Davíd Carrasco’s The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012) has just been published in German as Die Azteken, translated by Ulrich Bossier (Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 2015). See also the Spanish edition: Los aztecas: Una breve introducción, translated by Javier Alonso López (Madrid: Alianza, 2103).
About David Carrasco
Davíd Carrasco is the inaugural Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America at Harvard University, with a joint appointment in the Harvard Divinity School and the Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and director of the Moses Mesoamerican Archive and Research Project. He received his Ph.D. in the History of Religions from the University of Chicago (1977) under Mircea Eliade, Charles Long, Jonathan Smith, Paul Wheatley, and Friedrich Katz, specializing in Mesoamerican religions and theory and method in the study of religion.
Entries by David Carrasco
- FireJanuary 25, 2016 - 6:00 pm
Welcome back to the Mesoamerican Archive blog. You will recall our first blog consisted of the ‘chispa’ or spark of the Archive’s research conferences as Davíd Carrasco’s gave some introductory remarks at the 1979 conference “Center and Periphery and the Aztec Empire”. Now we move to the ‘fire’ of our collaborative research as we hear […]
- WelcomeOctober 22, 2015 - 6:41 pm
Welcome to the Moses Mesoamerican Archive Blog. Each month we will present our viewers and listeners with a significant historical moment in the 35 year history of our collaborative work.
- Exploring the Ancient City of TeotihuacanOctober 6, 2015 - 7:27 pm
Professor Davíd Carrasco has been to “the place where the gods were created.” That’s what the Aztecs called the monumental capital city of Teotihuacan centuries after its fall. Read More