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History : Latin America: Home

A research guide to primary and secondary sources for Latin American history.


Detail from Diego Rivera's Pre-Hispanic America, 1950.  

Citation & Writing Help

Historians generally use the Chicago Style format. For information to other citation formats see the Citation Styles & Tools guide.

Writing help is available via zoom.

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Starting Points: Books & eBooks


Advanced Search | FAQ | Known Issues

See the eBook FAQ for directions to limit your search to ebooks only.

  • By Topic - Type in the keywords that broadly describe your topic.  For example: caribbean banana history
  • By Title - Type in the first few words of the book title in quotations.  For example: "medicine and politics in colonial peru".
  • By Author - Type in the last name followed by the first name of the author in quotations.  For example: "rodríguez-silva ileana"

Starting Points: Journal Articles

The following research databases will help you identify articles on Latin American history. Additional research databases are listed under Articles

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Theresa Mudrock
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