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Mesoamerican mythology a guide to the Gods, heroes, rituals, and beliefs of Mexico and Central America by Kay Almere Read

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

Subjects:

  • Indian mythology -- Mexico -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Indian mythology -- Central America -- Encyclopedias.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKay Almere Read and Jason J. González.
GenreEncyclopedias.
ContributionsGonzález, Jason J., 1970-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1219.3.R38 R42 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 335 p. :
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23031832M
ISBN 100195149092
LC Control Number2001037043

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