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Life under the tropical canopy

tradition and change among the Yucatec Maya

by Ellen R. Kintz

  • 211 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in Fort Worth .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cobá Site (Mexico),
  • Cobá (Mexico),
  • Mexico,
  • Cobá.
    • Subjects:
    • Mayas -- History,
    • Mayas -- Social life and customs,
    • Human ecology -- Mexico -- Cobá,
    • Rain forest ecology -- Mexico -- Cobá,
    • Cobá Site (Mexico),
    • Cobá (Mexico) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-162) and index.

      StatementEllen R. Kintz.
      SeriesCase studies in cultural anthropology
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1435 .K55 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 170 p. :
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2202774M
      ISBN 100030325927
      LC Control Number89024534

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