|aMexico / |cBeth Gruber ; Gary S. Elbow and Jorge Zamora, consultants.
|aWashington, D.C. : |a Enfield : |bNational Geographic ; ; |bPublishers Group UK [distributor], , |c 2009.
|a64 p. : |bill. (mostly col.), col. maps ; |c25 cm.
|aCountries of the world
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 60-61) and index.
|aForeword -- Geography: Land of extremes -- At a glance: What's the weather like? -- Average temperature and rainfall -- Fast facts -- Physical map -- Special feature: North America's most dramatic railway -- Special feature: What makes the Earth shake? -- Nature: Mexico's living wonders -- At a glance: Natural wildlife refuge -- Species at risk -- Vegetation and ecosystems map -- Special feature map: Odyssey of the gray whale -- History: Monuments to a majestic past -- At a glance: Ancient cultures -- Time line -- Historical map -- Special feature map: Mexico loses ground -- Special feature: Benito Juarez -- People and culture: Colorful blend of traditions -- At a glance: Rural and urban population -- Common Spanish phrases -- Population map -- Special feature: Fantastic pictures -- Special feature: National holidays -- Government and economy: Emerging Mexico -- At a glance: politics as usual -- Trading partners -- Political map -- Special feature: How the government works -- Special feature: Modern revolution -- Special feature map: Industry and mining -- Special feature: Illegal immigration -- Glossary -- Special feature: Metric system abbreviations -- Bibliography -- Index -- Credits.
|aDescribes the georgraphy, nature, history, people, culture, government, and economy of Mexico.