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Mexico, the land and its people

Howard, John

Mexico, the land and its people

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Published by Macdonald Educational in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexico -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Howard.
    SeriesMacdonald countries
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1210
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2-63p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15013160M
    ISBN 100356065286


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