Mexico

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ABDO, Aug 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
Explore diverse landscapes, travel back in time, and discover unique populations, all without leaving your chair! Start your international tour in Mexico, land of the National Palace, Aztec temples, Mayan architecture, Frida Kahlo, piñatas, and so much more. This colorful, informative book introduces Mexico's history, geography, culture, climate, government, economy, and other significant features. Sidebars, maps, fact pages, a glossary, a timeline, historic images and full-color photos, and well-placed graphs and charts enhance this engaging title. Countries of the World is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
 

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Contents

A Visit to Mexico
7
Political Boundaries of Mexico
11
Snapshot
19
Geography A Rich and Varied Landscape
21
Geography of Mexico
27
Climate of Mexico
29
Animals and Nature Diversity From Land to Sea
33
History An Epic Past
45
Economics Growing Trade
105
Resources of Mexico
111
Mexico Today
117
Timeline
128
Facts at your Fingertips
130
Glossary
134
Additional Resources
136
Source Notes
138

People A Proud Nation
61
Population Density of Mexico
63
Culture Vibrant and Unique
73
Politics A Tumultuous Democracy
91
Index
142
Photo Credits
144
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