1 edition of Economic aspects of water management in the prehispanic New World found in the catalog.
Economic aspects of water management in the prehispanic New World
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||editors, Vernon L. Scarborough, Barry L. Isaac.|
|Series||Research in economic anthropology -- 7.|
|Contributions||Scarborough, Vernon L., 1950-, Isaac, Barry L.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 471 p. :|
|Number of Pages||471|
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