Guatemala (Discovering Central America: History, Politics, and Culture Series)

Guatemala (Discovering Central America: History, Politics, and Culture Series)

by Charles J. Shields

Hardcover

$22.95

Overview

Guatemala is known to many as the Country of Eternal Spring, where the ruins of ancient temples poke above jungle vegetation, where volcanoes cast a red glow at night, and where handsome examples of colonial Spanish buildings contrast with modern architecture in the capital, Guatemala City. Find out:

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422232897
Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date: 08/28/2015
Series: Discovering Central America: History, Politics, and Culture Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction James D. Henderson 6

The Country of Eternal Spring 9

A National Identity Marred by Conflict 17

An Economy Well Positioned for Growth 25

Indians and Ladinos 33

Two Cultures, One Country 39

A Calendar of Guatemalan Festivals 50

Recipes 52

Glossary 54

Project and Report Ideas 56

Chronology 58

Further Reading/Internet Resources 60

For More Information 61

Index 62

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