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The Aztecs, a history

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

    Subjects:
  • Aztecs -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNigel Davies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1219 .D276 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 363 p., [15] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4097830M
    ISBN 100806116862, 0806116919
    LC Control Number80012141


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