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Latin American & Latino/a Studies: Home

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This guide is intended for general research on topics related to Latin American and Latino Studies. If you need additional help with researching a specific topic,
please contact me at shielddk@wfu.edu or schedule a personal research session with a librarian. 

Encyclopedias

Acknowledgement

The guide author utilized Carmen Greenlee's Latin American Studies guide for Bowdoin College Library and the Latin American & Caribbean Studies guide from the University of Miami in developing this guide.

Online Reference Sources

Specific Reference Sources on Latin America

General Reference Sources 

Searching the ZSR Library Catalog for Latin America

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Suggested Call Number Ranges: 

History

F1201-3799 Latin America. Spanish America. (further broken down by country/region)

Language

PC4001-4977 Spanish (further broken down by country/region)

Literature

PQ6001-8929 Spanish Literature (further broken down by genre, time period, location)

PQ7081-8560 Spanish America 

Sample Subject Headings: 

Country--Subject
     Bolivia -- History
     Brazil -- Politics 
     Cuba -- Religion 

Region--Subject 
     Latin America -- History
     Caribbean Area -- Politics and culture 
     Central America -- Discovery and exploration 

Subject--Country (or region)
     Art -- Latin America 
     Social movements -- Ecuador
     Music -- Caribbean 

Industry, Commerce, and Business Information
     Latin America -- Economic conditions
     Small business -- Latin America 
     Agriculture -- Paraguay  

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