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A Scattering of Jades

T.j. Knab

A Scattering of Jades

Stories, Poems, and Prayers of the Aztecs

by T.j. Knab

  • 23 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Touchstone .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Reference,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Social Science,
  • North & Central American indigenous languages,
  • Sociology,
  • The Americas,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Aztecs,
  • Folklore,
  • Nahuatl literature,
  • Nahuatl poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7666911M
    ISBN 100671864130
    ISBN 109780671864132

    A scattering of jades: stories, poems, and prayers of the Aztecs / translated by Thelma D. Sullivan ; edited, compiled, and introduced with commentary by T.J. Knab. Format Book Edition 1st University of Arizona Press paperbound ed. Published Tucson, Ariz.: University of Arizona Press, Description. Alexander C. Irvine is an American author of fantasy and science fiction book best known for his standalone novel, A Scattering of Jades. He also writes Sleepy Hollow series, Iron Man series and Tom Clancy’s the Division under the pen name Alex Irvine.

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    Scattering CJ. 21, likes 11 talking about this. Join a heartbroken mom's mission to send her beloved son on one final ers: 19K. A Scattering of Jades is an unsurpassed window on ancient Mesoamerican civilization and an essential companion for anyone studying Aztec history, religion, or culture. A Scattering of Jades Alexander C. Irvine — Fiction.


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