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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 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
ClasePeriodica This link opens in a new window
Search articles published in Latin American journals in the social sciences, humanities, science and technology, written in the languages of Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English. Coverage: 1975 to present. Citations only.
Handbook of Latin American Studies This link opens in a new window
Search for English and non-English materials on Latin America, covering topics in both the social sciences and humanities. Coverage: 1935 to present. Citations only.
HAPI Online This link opens in a new window
Search journals published around the world on Latin America, the Caribbean, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States, since the late 1960s. The journals in this index cover political, economic, and social issues, as well as the arts and humanities. Coverage: late 1960s to present. Some full text.
World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean This link opens in a new window
Access historical sources and contemporary scholarship on Latin American and the Caribbean. This collection includes peer-reviewed journals, news sources, maps, statistics, audio, video and more. Coverage: varies by titles, contains primary sources. Some full text.
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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