Tourism and Maya society in Quintana Roo, Mexico by Oriol Pi-Sunyer

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  • Mexico,
  • Quintana Roo (State)


  • Mayas -- Mexico -- Quintana Roo (State) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.,
  • Tourism -- Mexico -- Quintana Roo (State),
  • Mayas -- Mexico -- Quintana Roo (State) -- Social conditions.

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Statementby Oriel [sic] Pi-Sunyer and R. Brooke Thomas and Magalí Daltabuit.
SeriesOccasional paper / Latin American Studies Consortium of New England ;, no. 17, Occasional paper (Latin American Studies Consortium of New England) ;, no. 17.
ContributionsDaltabuit Godas, Magalí., Thomas, R. Brooke.
LC ClassificationsF1435.1.Q78 P57 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p. :
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6831677M
LC Control Number00325209

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