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Beltrán, Alberto

Overview
Works: 130 works in 426 publications in 5 languages and 4,477 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Folklore  Biography  Case studies  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, 901, Performer
Classifications: F1230, 972.02
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Most widely held works by Alberto Beltrán
The Incas by Pedro de Cieza de León( Book )

20 editions published between 1961 and 1979 in Spanish and English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the culture, religion, government, and ideals of the Incas society that thrived in South America until the Spanish Conquest in 1532
The lean lands (Las tierras flacas) by Agustín Yáñez( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theme of this harshly powerful novel is the impact of modern technology and ideas on a few isolated, tradition-bound hamlets in the aftermath of the Mexican Revolution of 1910
The broken spears : the Aztec account of the conquest of Mexico by Miguel León Portilla( Book )

55 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For hundreds of years, the history of the conquest of Mexico and the defeat of the Aztecs has been told in the words of the Spanish victors. Miguel León-Portilla has long been at the forefront of expanding that history to include the voices of indigenous peoples. In this new and updated edition of his classic The Broken Spears, León-Portilla has included accounts from native Aztec descendants across the centuries. These texts bear witness to the extraordinary vitality of an oral tradition that preserves the viewpoints of the vanquished instead of the victors. León-Portilla's new Postscript reflects upon the critical importance of these unexpected historical accounts"--Page 4 of cover
The creation of the sun and the moon by B Traven( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1977 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of an ancient Mexican Indian legend about how the sun and the moon were created from bits of stars gathered by two brave warriors
Life in a Mexican village: Tepoztlán restudied by Oscar Lewis( Book )

14 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Aztec : man and tribe by Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen( Book )

8 editions published between 1958 and 1964 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the complex civilization of the Aztecs - from the political and social structure of their democratic city-state to their method of preparing human beings for religious sacrifice
Todo empezó el domingo by Elena Poniatowska( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya, land of the turkey and the deer by Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen( Book )

16 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in Spanish and English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates Mayan life as it was before the coming of the Spaniards including its history, culture, and achievements
Juan Pérez Jolote : biografía de un tzotzil by Ricardo Pozas( Book )

8 editions published between 1959 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historien om en Chamulaindianer fra Chiapas, Mexico. Han løber hjemmefra som barn, bliver soldat under den mexikanske revolution og vender hjem til sin landsby som agtet spiritushandler i 1930-erne
Cuentos mixes by Walter S Miller( Book )

3 editions published in 1956 in Spanish and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the footsteps of Cortés by Fernando Benítez( Book )

9 editions published between 1950 and 1995 in Spanish and English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sun kingdom of the Aztecs by Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1983 in Spanish and English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recreation of Aztec life just before the coming of the Spaniards, which includes the history, achievements, and culture of a vast civilization
The Aztec image of self and society : an introduction to Nahua culture by Miguel León Portilla( Book )

17 editions published between 1000 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Penetrar en los arcanos de la historía y del pensamiento náhuatl a través de sus propias palabras es acercarnos al corazón de un pueblo que vivió la grandeza y el infortunio en carne propia. Miguel León-Portilla, con el profundo conocimiento que posee de la antigua palabra, logra llegar hasta los más íntimos sentimie ntos que formaron las bases de una filosofía, de una manera de entender el mundo presente en mitos, relatos, anales, códices y muchas otras formas que expresaron la manera de pensar de un pueblo. Conocedor de las fuentes históricas y de la arqueología, nos lleva por los senderos que nos abren las múltiples esencias de las sociedades nahuas que poblaron el valle de México."--Casadellibro
Antología by Ricardo Flores Magón( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in Spanish and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Porfirio Díaz a Zapata; memoria náhuatl de Milpa Alta by Doña Luz Jiménez( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 2000 in Spanish and Nahuatl and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La autora nahua Luz Jiménez cuenta la historia de su vida en Milpa Alta y sus memorias de la Revolución Mexicana
Realm of the Incas by Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen( Book )

16 editions published between 1961 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Uncovered treasures of Peru as they reveal the art, architecture, government, and gods of a mighty civilizatino built on gold and conquests." (From the front cover.)
José Ma. Morelos by Ruth Solís( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nueva picardía mexicana by Armando Jiménez( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World of the Maya by Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen( Book )

15 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in Spanish and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maya world by Demetrio Sodi M.( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The broken spears : the Aztec account of the conquest of Mexico
Alternative Names
Alberto Beltrán

Alberto Beltrán dessinateur

Alberto Beltrán illustrator uit Mexico (1923-2002)

Alberto Beltrán Mexican artist

Alberto Beltrán mexikanischer Künstler

Beltran, Alberto

Beltrán, Alberto García 1923-2002

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Todo empezó el domingoJuan Pérez Jolote : biografía de un tzotzilIn the footsteps of CortésThe Aztec image of self and society : an introduction to Nahua cultureNueva picardía mexicana