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  Golden Tales: Myths, Legends, and Folktales from Latin America
The Americas were inhabited by scores of different

 
Our Price: $20.00
By Lulu Delacre (au) (il)
Year: 1996
Pages: 74
Binding Paperback
ISBN 0-590-48187-8

Product Code: 1422353001

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The Americas were inhabited by scores of different native tribes when the Spaniards arrived in 1492. Each Indian tribe had its own culture & language: the Taino Indians in the islands of Puerto Rico, Hispaniola (today, Dom. Rep. & Haiti), Cuba, Jamaica, & the Bahamas; the Zapotec Indians, master builders in Mexico; Muisca Indians from Colombia, renowned as goldsmiths; & the Inca, who had built an empire spanning Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, & Argentina. Today, Latin Amer. possesses a wealth of both pre-Columbian myths from the different native tribes, & legends & folktales that evolved after the Spanish arrival. Here are 12 legends, & folktales filled with the beauty & magic that reflect this fascinating & colorful history. Color illus.

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