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The daily life of the Aztecs

Jacques Soustelle

The daily life of the Aztecs

on the eve of the Spanish conquest. Translated from the French by Patrick O"Brian.

by Jacques Soustelle

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aztecs.,
  • Indians of Mexico -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesDaily life series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1219 .S723 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination319 p.
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5868185M
    LC Control Number62053354
    OCLC/WorldCa484041


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