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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English



  • Mexico


  • Mexico -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-260) and index.

StatementLynn V. Foster.
LC ClassificationsF1226 .F67 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 276 p. :
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL656362M
ISBN 100816031657
LC Control Number97001441

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