A history of Mexico

  • 460 Pages
  • 4.72 MB
  • English
Houghton Mifflin , Boston
The Physical Object
Pagination460 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26900000M

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Unlike the USA, the history of Mexico dates back to well within years or so. The discovery of Mexico was a coincidence. Again, the Spaniards were the first to discover Mexico, too.

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