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The Oxford encyclopedia of Mesoamerican cultures : the civilizations of Mexico and Central America

Author: David Carrasco
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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An extensive three-volume work, employing 300 international authors to compose 617 lengthy articles addressing biographies, general contextual essays, and specific topics. Entries offer information on the geography, history, arts, literature, religion, and architecture of Pre-Hispanic, Colonial, and modern Mesoamerican cultures that span from central Mexico to present-day Costa Rica.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford encyclopedia of Mesoamerican cultures.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606605256
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Carrasco
ISBN: 0195108159 9780195108156 9780195188431 0195188438 0195142551 9780195142556 019514256X 9780195142563 0195142578 9780195142570
OCLC Number: 44019111
Awards: Winner of Library Journal Best Reference Source 2001Booklist Editor's Choice 2001 New York Public Library Best Reference 2001Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2001.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Acat-Gulf --
v. 2. Haab-Pied --
v. 3. Pigm-Zuma.
Other Titles: Mesoamerican cultures
Responsibility: Davíd Carrasco, editor in chief.
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