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Anthropology and history in Yucatán

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yucatan Peninsula
    • Subjects:
    • Mayas,
    • Yucatan Peninsula -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Grant D. Jones.
      SeriesThe Texas Pan American series
      ContributionsJones, Grant D., 1941-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1435.1.Y9 A57
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 344 p., [9] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages344
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4885224M
      ISBN 100292703147
      LC Control Number76015243

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