Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With Fiestas, Music, and Dance

ISBN-10: 1426302150
ISBN-13: 9781426302152
Authors: Carolyn Otto, Jos� M. Alamillo
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayocontinues National Geographic’s spectacular Holidays Around the World series with this joyous feast of Mexican culturean annual event in Mexico and an increasingly popular holiday in America as well. Many mistakenly assume that the fifth of May is Mexico’s Independence Day. In fact, the date marks the anniversary of a famous 1862 battle in which the Mexicans defeated the French. Known as the Battle of Puebla, the victory marked a watershed in Mexican pride and unity that echoes down to the present day. With succinct text and dazzling photography,Celebrate Cinco de Mayotakes readers on a journey to discover the rich variety of celebrations across our countryfrom Texas…    
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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: National Geographic Society Number of pages: 32 Dimensions: 8.90" wide x 10.30" long x 0.45" tall Weight: 0.990 lbs. Language: English