This guide provides Web site links, a list of selected books, and access to online periodical articles about Mexico & Central American Civilizations. The Web site links have been researched, evaluated, and annotated by Rio Hondo College librarians. The librarians have specifically selected these Web sites to meet the research needs of Rio Hondo College students.
Mexico and Central America was the home of several Native American civilizations before the arrival of the Spanish in 1519. The Mayas, Zapotecs, Mixtec and Aztecs had built sophisticated civilizations with flourishing cities and gigantic pyramids.