SOURCE: MPR News
A Beautiful World: Ancient texts reveal Aztecs’ history in their own words in Camilla Townsend's Latest Book
Camilla Townsend’s new book, "Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs," documents the story of the Aztecs from an entirely new perspective, that of the Aztecs themselves.
SOURCE: History channel
After Spanish conquistadors arrived in Mexico in 1519, one of the worst epidemics in human history tore through the once-mighty Aztec civilization.
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