Mexico: The people
Ages 9 to 14 years. This updated book celebrates Mexico's heroes past and present and explores the values and the traditions of Mexicans at home, school, and work. A new easy-to-follow timeline has been added to show Mexico's history from the Olmecs to the 21st century. New information discusses the unrest in Chiapas, language and education, and people at work. Topics include: an ancient heritage; the many faces of Mexico; population explosion; clothes and customs; family life and Mexicans at work; village, farm, and city life; language, education, and religion.
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