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The ancient kingdoms of Mexico

Nigel Davies

The ancient kingdoms of Mexico

by Nigel Davies

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Published by Penguin Books in London, England, New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities,
  • Indians of Mexico -- History,
  • Mexico -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-264) and index

    StatementNigel Davies
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18134482M
    ISBN 100140135871

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