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Ch"orti"-Maya survival in eastern Guatemala

indigeneity in transition

by Brent E. Metz

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Guatemala
    • Subjects:
    • Chorti Indians -- History.,
    • Chorti Indians -- Social conditions.,
    • Chorti Indians -- Politics and government.,
    • Guatemala -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBrent E. Metz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1465.2.C5 M48 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3411875M
      ISBN 100826338801
      ISBN 109780826338808
      LC Control Number2005027958

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