Excellent starting point for overviews of topics and key resources on Latin American history. Topics range from cultural to diplomatic to urban history; from runaway slavery to digital innovations in Latin American studies..
The Cambridge History of Latin America consists of 11 volumes, which range in topics from Colonial Latin America to Latin America since the 1930s. The final bibliographic volume (v.11) contains recommended sources and is organized by chapters that correspond to the volumes in the set. The print version is in Reference F1410.C1834 1984 on the 4th floor.
The Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present. The text covers cultural issues and includes numerous biographical profiles of important figures in politics, letters and the arts. The print version is in Reference F1406.E53 2008 on the 4th floor.
A selective and annotated bibliography of books and articles on Latin American history including topics with historical dimension from archaeology to art. Organized by historical period and geographic region, it covers the pre-conquest through the twentieth century.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures is the first comprehensive reference source to chronicle Pre-Hispanic, colonial, and modern Mesoamerica, defined as the lands stretching from Mexico to the southern tip of Central America.
This volume is a guide to research sources on Latin America and the Caribbean. It provides information by discipline on the key reference sources for research in each field (over 6,000 reference sources), accompanying essays on research trends, and notes special collections in U.S. research libraries. The book includes a general chapter on interdisciplinary sources followed by chapters covering disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. Though dated, still useful for identifying research sources and special Latin American collections in the United States.
Encyclopedia for the generalist, it provides an overview on contemporary issues such as economic and population growth, trade and international debt, tourism and the environment, and the longer term factors that have molded Latin America. In addition to articles on history, politics and economy, it includes music, literature, architecture, painting, and intellectual life.
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