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The Eagle on the Cactus: Traditional Stories from Mexico (Hardback)
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The Eagle on the Cactus: Traditional Stories from Mexico (Hardback)

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Hardback 223 Pages / Published: 15/06/2000
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This beautiful tapestry of traditional tales, history, folk arts, and dance offers you a glimpse into the living legacy of Mexican folklore. After an overview of Mexico's history from the Mesoamerican indigenous era to modern times, Vigil explores the fascinating traditions of Oaxacan wood carving, Huichol bead and yarn art, folk masks, folklorico dance costumes, and Mexican folklore. A collection of tales follows, including classic tales, pourquoi creation tales from native people of pre-Hispanic Mexico, and tales from the Spanish colonial era of Mexican history-trickster tales, adventure and wonder stories, and animal fables. Lively reading for older students and adults, the tales may also be used for read-alouds with younger students. With 15 of the 44 tales presented in Spanish as well as in English, this is an excellent resource for Spanish classes and for Spanish-speaking readers. The fascinating background material also makes the book an excellent source for reports and research. Color plates

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781563087035
Number of pages: 223
Weight: 764 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 25 mm

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