Celebrating Hispanic Diversity: The People and Culture of Mexico, 1st Edition

  • Rachael Morlock
  • Published By: Powerkids Press
  • ISBN-10: 1538326434
  • ISBN-13: 9781538326435
  • DDC: 972
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released September 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

Mexico's resplendent culture is evidence of the rich heritage of its people. Readers will explore the converging cultures that have shaped Mexico, from ancient civilizations such as the Zapotec and Maya, to the French and Spanish. With vibrant photographs and accessible, informative content, readers will learn how the capital was built on a lake by the Aztecs, the contributions Mexican people have made to art, literature, and much more. This multi-faceted analysis of history and culture offers a unique take on curricular social studies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: What Does “Mexican” Mean?.
2: A Varied Landscape.
3: Mesoamerican Peoples.
4: Heroes and Historical Figures.
5: Spiritual Life and Legends.
6: Festivals and Fiestas.
7: Traditional Cuisine.
8: Mexican Masterpieces.
9: Stories and Symbols.
10: Traditional Clothing.
11: Rousing Rhythms.
12: Sports and Games.
13: Sharing Mexican Culture.
14: A Changing Identity.
Glossary.
Index.
Websites.