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History: South American History

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South American History

The library has a growing collection of material relating to South American history and culture.  In addition to searching the library catalog and WorldCat for full-length books and printed primary sources, and JumpStart for secondary source journal articles, you can use the following specialized databases to locate additional sources. 

Secondary Sources in South American History

Primary Sources in South American History

World News Connection will help you find newspaper sources on South American history, though you should also use the other techniques found on the Primary Sources page.

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