Exploring Proud Traditions and Rich Cultures
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
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.
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 more.
Fascinating Speeches, Writings, and Historical Documents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 Paz.
Travel to the Mayan ruins, retrace the voyages of Christopher
Columbus, or watch Argentine gauchos at work.
System Requirements for Windows
* Microsoft® Windows® 98 SE, 2000, Me, XP, or 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