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Welcome to the Latin American Studies research guide! Use this guide as a starting point for your research in this subject area.
(1833-1969) British Government documents, including diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, investigative reports, profiles of leading figures, description of tours, political and economic analyses, and maps, covering Central and South America and the French- and Spanish-speaking Caribbean. Topics covered include slavery and the slave trade, immigration, relations with indigenous peoples, wars and territorial disputes, industrial development, and the rise to power of populist rulers such as Perón in Argentina and Vargas in Brazil.
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A Washington, D.C. based publication dedicated to expanding the reach of news coverage and analysis produced by Latin American media, Latin American News Digest aggregates the news of the Latin American media.
Issues appear weekly, with the exception of July, Thanksgiving break and December. Material from these periods appears in expanded, subsequent issues.
Biography Index Retrospective is an archive index covering notable individuals from all time periods and countries. Indexing and citations include book reviews, interviews, obituaries, diaries and memoirs.
Includes the full text of biographies from major reference works, such as The Grove Dictionary of Art, Current Biography, and The Dictionary of American Religious Biography, among others. Also includes Biography Index (1946-1983).
A collection of online, annotated bibliographies; includes Latin American Studies. Each entry is compiled by experts in the field and provides citations to the key literature on a topic; both print and online materials are included.
The library has the following collections:
--Cinema and Media Studies
--Latin American Studies
--Renaissance and Reformation
Cambridge Dictionary brings beginner and intermediate learners of English regularly updated words and meanings with Portuguese translations, along with thousands of carefully chosen example sentences from the Cambridge English Corpus.
Every one of the 5,700+ entries has been reviewed for currency of content and bibliography. An entirely new illustration program features over 100 full-color photographs in addition to hundreds in black-and-white. National statistics have been conveniently tabulated for every one of Latin America's 37 countries. New content addresses research on prehistoric environments and cultures, U.S. Haitian interventions, the consequences of NAFTA and increased Mexican immigration, the troubled aftermaths of Pinochet's Chile and Fujimori's Peru, truth and reconciliation commissions, and the still-contested legacy of the Mexico City massacre of 1968. New leaders like Brazil's Lula da Silva and Venezuela's Hugo Chavez are profiled along with hundreds of other rising figures in politics, letters, and the arts. Newly commissioned master essays synthesize current knowledge on such major regional themes as Democracy in the Americas, Hemispheric Affairs, and the Hispanic Impact on the U.S. Includes full index and table of biographical subjects by profession. Edited by Jay Kinsbruner and an international team of consultants on three continents.