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Maize cultivation in northwestern Guatemala

Carnegie Institution of Washington.

Maize cultivation in northwestern Guatemala

by Carnegie Institution of Washington.

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Published by Carnegie institution of Washington in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Corn -- Guatemala.,
  • Agriculture -- Guatemala -- Huehuetenango (Dept.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by the Carnegie institution of Washington from data collected in the field by Raymord Stadelman ...
    SeriesCarnegie Institution of Washington. Contributions to American anthropology and history -- no. 33., Contributions to American anthropology and history -- no. 33., HRAF -- 4.
    ContributionsStadelman, Raymond.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination83-263 p.
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16821505M

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