World Geography

World Geography

Disc 1, North-South America

DVD - 2006
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Peru: The heart of the Inca civilization taken by the Spanish in 1533. Peru's Inca heritage makes it one of Latin America's most important countries. Here, the past still lives in the present. This program also explores Peru's Spanish influence and unearths mysterious relics of its indigenous past. The Amazon jungle and rubber barons' buildings reveal even more geographical and cultural diversity.
Brazil: The only Latin American country with Portuguese roots. Comprising 50% of the landmass and population of South America, Brazil is one of the world's countries with the greatest potential and the most serious problems. This memorable program presents an overview of Brazil's history and geography. Five distinct regions, its people, places, and cultures, are represented.
Mexico: The most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world. From the arid deserts in the north to the Lacandon rainforest in the south, Mexico's rich history and geography vividly come to life. This program visits important cities and regions, including Mexico City, Cuernavaca, Taxco, and the Yucatan Mayan ruins, and explores its indigenous cultures.
Canada: The world's second largest country, home to 33 million people. Discover the diverse economic, scenic, and cultural features of Canada's provinces and territories, including New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and the recently established Nunavut Territory.
Publisher: [Chicago, Ill : New Dimension Media ; distributed by Quester, Inc., [2006]
Edition: Full screen
ISBN: 9781594642517
1594642516
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: New Dimension Media, Inc
Questar, Inc
Alternative Title: North-South America

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