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A guide to ancient Mexican ruins by C. Bruce Hunter

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English



  • Mexico


  • Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities,
  • Mexico -- Antiquities

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Edition Notes

Statementby C. Bruce Hunter.
LC ClassificationsF1219 .H922
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 261 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4909415M
ISBN 100806113995, 080611407X
LC Control Number76062511

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