Silk raising in colonial Mexico
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Published by University of California press in Berkeley and Los Angeles .
Written in English



  • Mexico.


  • Sericulture -- Mexico.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Woodrow Borah.
SeriesIbero-Americana,, 20, University of California publications., 20.
LC ClassificationsF1401 .I22 no. 20
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 169 p.
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL184793M
LC Control Numbera 43001468

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