Short Teaching Module

Codex Mendoza

Dana Leibson | Jan 27, 2021

The Short Teaching Module: Codex Mendoza (16th century) introduces students to the world of Nahuatl-speaking painters who created the Codex Mendoza, one of the most lavish Indigenous accounts of history and moral behavior known today. This short teaching module on the lived experience of the Aztecs includes guidance on introducing and discussing three annotated primary sources which address birth rituals, disciplining children, and gender roles. 

Tags: Latin America Primary Sources Readings Teaching Guide Cultural Empires Native American & Indigenous Visual Culture Women, Gender, & Sexuality 1400-1600


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