Women and Political Power: The Inclusion and Exclusion of Noblewomen in Aztec Pictorial Histories

@article{Diel2005WomenAP,
  title={Women and Political Power: The Inclusion and Exclusion of Noblewomen in Aztec Pictorial Histories},
  author={Lori Boornazian Diel},
  journal={RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics},
  year={2005},
  volume={47},
  pages={82 - 106}
}
  • L. Diel
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • History
  • RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics
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