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The Aztecs a very short introduction by David Carrasco

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavíd Carrasco
SeriesVery short introductions
LC ClassificationsF1219.73 .C354 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 138 p. :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25177135M
ISBN 109780195379389
LC Control Number2011025597

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