Ecos del pasado

Book Description

Following an overview of the 21 countries that make up the Hispanic world, this book offers a collection of legends, fables, and historical narratives whose origins stretch from the Caribbean to the Andes and from ancient Mexico to the Antartic. The legends and fables include The Origin of the Maguey, The Lizard and the Green Emerald, and Rabbit for Dinner. The historical narratives include chapters on Doña Marina or Malinche; the chasquis, messengers of the Incas; and Ollantay.