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Latin American History: Getting Started

A reference guide created for students in the SPAN 25B course.

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Overview of Latin American History Research Guide

Welcome students!

This research guide pulls together a variety of resources you may want to use if you are conducting research on Latin American History, Art and Literature.

Want to know where to start your research? Click on the above tabs to find lists of books, journal titles and recommended databases, primary sources and recommended reliable websites.

Have questions? Feel free to comment or ask questions about this research guide by clicking above on the PAGE COMMENTS link. Feel free to contact a librarian anytime you need assistance.

Good luck in your research.

Keyword Suggestions

Suggested keywords to use in your searches:

  • latin american history
  • latin american art/artists
  • latin american literature/writers
  • latino/latina literature
  • Pre-Columbian art/artists
  • mesoamerica
  • Olmecs
  • Aztecs
  • Mayans
  • Incans
  • Spanish america
  • Spanish golden age/era
  • Spanish literature
  • Spanish renaissance
  • Spanish art
  • Habsburg empire
  • War of the Spanish succession

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