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Clit 315A / SPAN 334A / SISLA 490A: Books

Contemporary Latin American Cinema: The Myth of Che Guevara and Trauma and Memory in the Southern Cone

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Use the keyword function to search for books both by and about particular directors, political figures, for example:

"Andres Wood" (3 hits: his films held in the Media Center)

"Che Guevara" (129 hits: biographies, political histories, documentaries, etc.)

cinema and Brazil (3 relevant hits; 63 related hits)

Latin America and memory (82 hits)

Latin America and trauma (11 hits)

Chile and memory (37 hits)

Library of Congress subject headings provide the most accurate results, for example:

Allende Gossens, Salvador, 1908-1973 (35 hits)

Argentina---History---Dirty War, 1976 to 1983 (3 hits)

Caribbean Area---In Motion Pictures (1 hit)

Collective Memory---Chile (9 hits)

Disappeared Persons---Argentina (24 hits)
Motion Pictures---Latin America (22 hits)

Motion Pictures---Latin America--History---21st Century (3 hits)

Motion Pictures---Latin America---Periodicals (3 hits)

National Characteristics, Cuban (9 hits)

Political Violence---Argentina---History---20th Century (7 hits)

Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism---Chile (10 hits)

Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism---Southern Cone of South America (1)

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