Mexico by Celia Tidmarsh
  

Synopsis

Mexico by Celia Tidmarsh

Mexico has a dramatic history, including the ancient Aztec and Mayan civilizations, colonization by Spain, and its long struggle to become an independent, democratic nation. It is a country of vast mountain ranges, arid deserts and lush rainforests. However, Mexico faces many hazards, including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, pollution and water scarcity. It is also one of the world's most unequal societies, with around 20 per cent of the population owning 55 per cent of the country's wealth. Poverty leads many Mexicans to cross the border into the wealthier United States, sometimes illegally, in search of a better standard of living. The Mexican government is trying to improve employment opportunities but much still needs to be done before all the people of Mexico can look forward to a better future.

About the Author

Celia Tidmarsh taught geography for 15 years. Celia is now involved in training geography teachers. She has written a number of geography textbooks on a variety of topics.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Celia Tidmarsh
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Publisher

Hodder Wayland an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

29th January 2009

ISBN

9780750246927


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