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Latin American & Latino/a Studies: Home


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,
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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 

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Suggested Call Number Ranges: 


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


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


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

PQ7081-8560 Spanish America 

Sample Subject Headings: 

     Bolivia -- History
     Brazil -- Politics 
     Cuba -- Religion 

     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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