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Aztec Philosophy

Understanding a World in Motion

by James Maffie
In Aztec Philosophy, James Maffie reveals a highly sophisticated and systematic Aztec philosophy worthy of consideration alongside European philosophies of their time. Bringing together the fields of comparative world philosophy and Mesoamerican studies, Maffie excavates the distinctly philosophical aspects of Aztec thought.

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The Great Maya Droughts in Cultural Context

Case Studies in Resilience and Vulnerability

by Gyles Iannone (Editor)
In The Great Maya Droughts in Cultural Context, contributors reject the popularized link between societal collapse and drought in Maya civilization, arguing that a series of periodic "collapses," including the infamous Terminal Classic collapse (AD 750�), were caused not solely by climate change–related droughts but by a combination of other social, political, and environmental factors.

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