TITLE: Mystery of the "Place of Dog Tail"
SPEAKER: Anastasia Kalyuta
EVENT DATE: 01/26/2012
RUNNING TIME: 55 minutes
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Anastasia Kalyuta offers a comparative analysis of land tenure and related practices of inheritance, land distribution and exploitation among Aztec nobility on the eve of Spanish conquest and aftermath. The talk explores distinctions of elite land tenure in two main centers of Aztec empire-Tenochtitlan and Tetzcoco.
Speaker Biography: Anastasia Kalyuta is a scholar with the Russian Museum of Ethnography and a Kislak Fellow in American Studies.