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Title:
Maya civilization
Author:
Netzley, Patricia D.
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Publication Information:
San Diego, Calif. : Lucent Books, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Examines the religion, art, architecture, society, and intellectual pursuits of the ancient Maya, based on artifacts gathered at their ruins.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 10.5 6.0 64757.
ISBN:
9781560063223

9781560068068

9781560067825
Format :
Book

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