Latin American Arts & Cultures

Latin American Arts & Cultures

by Dorothy Chaplik
     
 

Introduce young people to this fascinating region, and spur their creativity. Filled with color photos that present the paintings, peoples, marketplaces, celebrations, landscapes, and architecture of countries from Mexico to Chile, it will fire youngsters’ imaginations. Students can coil Nazca pottery, build a Mayan temple from clay, paint marvelous masks on…  See more details below

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Introduce young people to this fascinating region, and spur their creativity. Filled with color photos that present the paintings, peoples, marketplaces, celebrations, landscapes, and architecture of countries from Mexico to Chile, it will fire youngsters’ imaginations. Students can coil Nazca pottery, build a Mayan temple from clay, paint marvelous masks on paper bags—and more. “An invaluable resource.”—Booklist.

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The latest addition to the Davis Publications' "Arts & Cultures" series, Dorothy Chaplik's Latin America Arts & Cultures is an thematic exploration of Latin America's ancient and contemporary art and architecture. Young readers are provided with a comprehensive social study of a vast and varied region profusely illustrated and enhanced with a detailed map and colorful time lines. Here are featured the ancient civilizations of the Maya, Olmec, Aztec, and Inca are explored, as well as how Latin American artists throughout history have reflected, chronicled, and shaped the concerns and ideals of their respective communities and eras. Latin America Arts & Cultures is an impressive addition to any school or community "Other Lands, Other People" reference collections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871925473
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Davis Arts and Cultures Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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