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The daily life of the Aztecs on the eve of the Spanish conquest.

Jacques Soustelle

The daily life of the Aztecs on the eve of the Spanish conquest.

by Jacques Soustelle

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms, 19--. 1 microfiche. 11 x 15 cm. (Human relations area files, HRAF)

StatementTranslated from the French by Patrick O"Brian
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination24, 319 p.
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15135234M

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Daily life of the Aztecs, on the eve of the Spanish conquest. Responsibility Translated from the French by Patrick O'Brian. Uniform Title Vie quotidienne des Aztèques. English Imprint Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, [, c] Physical description xxiv, p.: maps ; 22 cm. Online.

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