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4 edition of history of Mexico. found in the catalog.

history of Mexico.

Henry Bamford Parkes

history of Mexico.

by Henry Bamford Parkes

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1960 edition with an updated bibliography.

SeriesThe American heritage library
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21364173M
ISBN 100395084105

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