Coban and the Verapaz history and cultural process in northern Guatemala by Arden R. King

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Published by Middle American Research Institute, Tulane University of Louisiana in New Orleans .

Written in English

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  • Indians of Central America -- Guatemala.,
  • Germans -- Guatemala,
  • Guatemala -- Social life and customs,
  • Vera Paz, Alta, Guatemala,
  • Cobán (Guatemala),
  • Guatemala -- History.

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SeriesPublication (Tulane University. Middle American Research Institute) -- no. 37
LC ClassificationsF1463.5 .K5, F1463.5 K5
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 379 p. :
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19257228M

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