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Hail Montezuma! : the hidden treasures of San Diego State

Author: Seth Mallios
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Montezuma Publishing, Aztec Shops, Ltd., San Diego State University, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"An archaeological history of SDSU told through artifacts"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seth Mallios
ISBN: 9780744251067 0744251060
OCLC Number: 809372395
Notes: Cover title.
Includes index.
Description: viii, 248 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: President's message / President Elliot Hirshman --
Foreword / Susan and Steve Weber --
Introduction --
The essentials of space and place. Fragments of normalcy: tangible legacies of the State Normal School of San Diego --
Legacy of the land: Montezuma Mesa before San Diego State --
Hail to the chiefs: the past presidents of San Diego State --
From a Mediterranean monastery to the industrialized institution and back: the rhyme and reason behind Montezuma Mesa's cyclical architectural phases --
When Camelot came to the Mesa: President John F. Kennedy's 1963 visit to San Diego State --
Aztec plaques: campus markers and the named landscape --
Campus life. Traditional State: code, conduct, and social protocol through the years at SDSU --
Symbols of spirit: the melodies, mascots, and motivators of the Aztec nation --
A legacy of defense: military service and memorialization on Montezuma Mesa --
Daily life at State: the trials and triumphs of the everyday student odyssey --
Some of us Aztecs were wee Aztecs: the San Diego State Teacher Training School, campus lab, and children's center --
Arts and sciences. Legacies of literature: the evolution of San Diego State's libraries, books, and authors --
Beyond Hord's Aztec: local art and the collective canvas of San Diego State --
A research powerhouse: San Diego State's climb to academic excellence --
Turmoil. Lowlights: dark days at Montezuma Mesa --
Alternative State: social change and the University's radicals, rebels, and protestors --
Theft, vagrancy, and pornography: long forgotten campus lockers and the seedy surprises within --
Sports and entertainment. "Wampus kitties victorious!", "Aztecs win!": over a century of San Diego State athletics --
That's entertainment: San Diego State, Hollywood, Broadway, and beyond --
Live from San Diego State: a legacy of live music at the Mesa --
Conclusion --
Epitaph --
Where in the University --
Aztec for Life --
Acknowledgments --
Photo credits.
Other Titles: Hidden treasures of San Diego State
Archaeological history of SDSU told through artifacts
Archaeology of San Diego State
Responsibility: Seth Mallios.

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"An archaeological history of SDSU told through artifacts"--Jacket.
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