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Publisher: Britannica / SelectSoft Publishing
Exploring Proud Traditions and Rich
Hispanic Heritage introduces you to the people, places,
events, and traditions that have shaped--and continue to shape--the vibrant
Hispanic culture that thrives today in South, Central, and North America.
Insightful Biographies: This
impressive list includes Simon Bolivar, Fidel Castro, Roberto Clemente, Oscar
de la Renta, Placido Domingo, Jose Ferrer, Vicente Fox, Alberto Gonzales, Che
Guevara, Frida Kahlo, Jennifer Lopez, Eva Peron, Juan Ponce de Leon, Saint
Martin de Porres, Carlos Santana, Sammy Sosa, and many others.
Comprehensive Country Coverage: Tour
the nations from Argentina to Venezuela, as well as World Heritage sites such
as Cuzco in the Peruvian Andes, culturally rich Quito, massive Mexico City, and
many other remarkable locations.
Key Events: Review the history and
culture of Hispanics and their impact on the world, from the Aztec and the
Mayan civilizations to the Panama Canal, from the Spanish-American War to the
Bay of Pigs invasion, from Latin American literature to Latin music, and much
Fascinating Speeches, Writings, and
Historical Documents: Gain a unique firsthand perspective on important
events and debates from those who participated in them. Read a letter from the
Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes describing Mexico City to Emperor Charles V,
king of Spain, or be captivated by the Nobel Prize lecture of writer Octavio
Engaging Multimedia: Travel to the
Mayan ruins, retrace the voyages of Christopher Columbus, or watch Argentine
gauchos at work.
Windows Requirements -
Win98SE/Me/2000/XP/Vista:Pentium® 350 MHz or faster processor,
128 MB RAM minimum, Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher (or compatible browser),
CD-ROM drive, 800x600 resolution, 16-bit color Sound card and speakers
recommended, Printer recommended.
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