Ball courts and ceremonial plazas in the West Indies by Ricardo E. AlegriМЃa

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Published by Department of Anthropology, Yale University in New Haven .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Taino Indians -- Games.,
  • Ethnology -- West Indies.,
  • West Indies -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

Bibliography : p. 157-165.

Book details

StatementRicardo E. Alegría/
SeriesYale University publications in anthropology -- no. 79., Yale University publications in anthropology -- no. 79.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 165 p., [9] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17907341M
ISBN 100913516155

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