Copyright© 2002 by Duane A. Smith
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Smith, Duane A.
Mesa Verde National Park : shadows of the centuries / Duane A. Smith. Rev. ed.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
ISBN 0-87081-684-5 (alk. paper)
1. Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)History. 2. Mesa Verde National Park
(Colo.)HistoryPictorial works. I. Title.
F782.M52 S55 2002
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