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Advanced Spanish Seminar Project: Topics


Before you start searching for books, articles or web pages, you need to choose keywords that represent your research topic.


Keywords are significant words (usually nouns or noun phrases) which can be used as search terms in indexes, online catalogs, or databases. They can appear in the title, subject headings, abstract, or text of records. A keyword search typically searches all or most of these fields.


  • Incan, Aztec, or Mayan deities
    • Tlaloc
  • Aztec or Mayan Calendar
  • Agriculture and natural world
    • Quetzlcoatl
    • Ceiba tree
    • Jaguar / Puma
    • Corn, Cacao, Potato
  • Architecture and sculpture (symbolism in ancient temples)
  • Images on today's national currency
  • Mayan glyphs (alfabet)