3 edition of The use of land and water resources in the past and present Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico found in the catalog.
The use of land and water resources in the past and present Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico
Anne V. T. Kirkby
|Statement||by Anne V. Kirkby|
|Series||Memoirs of the Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan -- no. 5, Prehistory and human ecology of the Valley of Oaxaca -- v. 1, Memoirs of the Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan -- no. 5, Prehistory and human ecology of the Valley of Oaxaca -- v. 1|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||349|
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