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Ethnographic encounters in southern Mesoamerica

essays in honor of Evon Zartman Vogt, Jr.
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Institute for Mesoamerican Studies, University at Albany, State University of New York, Distributed by University of Texas Press , Albany, N.Y, Austin, Tex
Vogt, Evon Zartman, -- 1918-, Tzotzil Indians -- Social life and customs., Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Social life and customs., Zinacantán (Mexico), Chamula (Me
Statementedited by Victoria R. Bricker and Gary H. Gossen.
SeriesStudies on culture and society -- v. 3.
ContributionsVogt, Evon Zartman, 1918-, Bricker, Victoria Reifler, 1940-, Gossen, Gary H.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1221.T9 E85 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 356 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17780188M
ISBN 100942041127

Ethnographic encounters in southern Mesoamerica: essays in honor of Evon Zartman Vogt, Jr. Ethnographic encounters in southern Mesoamerica. Albany, N.Y.: Institute for Mesoamerican Studies, University at Albany, State University of New York ; Austin, Tex.: Distributed by University of Texas Press, © http:\/\/ Ethnographic Encounters in Southern Mesoamerica: Essays in Honor of Evon Zartman Vogt, Jr.

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