Popular history of Mexico by Frederick A. Ober

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Published by Estes and Lauriat in Boston .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Mexico

Subjects:

  • Mexico -- History

Edition Notes

Also published under title: Young folks" history of Mexico.

Book details

Statementby Frederick A. Ober ...
SeriesPopular history series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1226 .O13
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 11-534 pp. incl. front., illus., pl., port., maps.
Number of Pages534
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6913553M
LC Control Number02004920
OCLC/WorldCa19653008

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