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Latin American Studies: Books

Helpful Key Words and Subject Terms

There are a number of different collections on the SU Campus that may be useful for your research in Latin American Studies.  To search for books and other sources within the SU Libraries' catalog, try a subject headings search using some of the terms listed below, for example.   Also search the Libraries' catalog subject headings for individual countries such as Brazil, or ethnic groups such as Garifuna.

  • Latin America
  • Hispanic Americans
  • West Indies
  • specific Latin American countries
  • social sciences topics
  • humanities topics
  • maps
  • government documents

New Book in Latin American Studies

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Reference books

Don't forget that all campus libraries have reference collections with scholarly encyclopedias, atlases, and other publications that may provide useful background information for your research.

Reference Book - Latin American Studies

Mexico: A Global Studies Handbook cover