It can be tricky to browse the stacks for books. The recommended strategy is to do some keyword searching within UW Libraries Search, jot down a few call numbers on topics of interest, and then go to the stacks to browse.
Library of Congress classification (LC):
- Major subject areas fall within:
- BL2540-2592 Religion in Latin America
- BR600 Christianity in Latin America
- E65 History: Latin America (Pre-Columbian America)
- F1201-3799 History: Latin America and the Caribbean
- GN Anthropology
- HD - Industries. Land Use. Labor
- HN - Social history and conditions. Social problems.
- HQ - The family. Marriage. Women.
- HV640s - Refugee Relief
- JC599 Human Rights - Latin America
- JL599-3899 Political Science. Political institutions and public administration. Latin America & The Caribbean
- M - Music
- N - Fine Arts
- PC - Romance Language Linguistics
- PN1990-1999 Broadcasting, Motion Pictures
- PN4930-5106 - Journalism in Latin America
- PQ - Romance Language Literatures
For more granular call number ranges, see: Library of Congress Classification Outline