Learn about the country's history, culture, people and much more!
Located along the Pacific Coast of South America, Chile is a long, narrow country that is home to a striking variety of landscapes. From the Atacama Desert in the north to rainy Patagonia in the south to the snowy peaks of the Andes mountains in the east, there are stunning views everywhere you look. Readers will explore this beautiful nation in depth as they learn about its history and culture. They will find out how Chile is governed, what kinds of jobs drive its economy, what its people do for fun, and much more.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 A Land of Contrasts 8
Chapter 2 Desert, Mountains, Ocean, and Ice 16
Chapter 3 Wonderful Wildlife 30
Chapter 4 The Story of Chile 44
Chapter 5 Building a Democratic Nation 66
Chapter 6 Natural Riches 76
Chapter 7 A Cultural Mix 86
Chapter 8 Spiritual Life 96
Chapter 9 Chilean Cretivity 104
Chapter 10 Life in a Vibrant Land 114
Fast Facts 130
To Find Out More 134
Meet the Author 142