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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
Indexes documents published in Latin American journals in the social sciences, humanities, science and technology, in the languages of Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English. Coverage: 1975 to present. Citations Only.
Handbook of Latin American Studies
An essential guide to English and non-English materials on Latin America, covering topics in both the social sciences and humanities ranging from 1935 to present. Coverage: 1935 to present. Citations Only.
Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI) covers journals published in Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean, also journals published in other countries if the topic includes Latin America or Hispanics in the US. The coverage ranges from 1970 to present. Mostly index only, with occasional full text. Coverage: 1970 to present. Some Full-Text.
World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean
Historical primary and secondary sources, and contemporary scholarship on the region. Includes monographs, peer-reviewed journals, news sources, multimedia, and maps. Coverage: 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.
Subjects: Africana Studies
, American Studies
, Dickinson History & Special Collections
, Equity & Inclusivity
, Latin American, Latinx & Caribbean Studies
, Master's Program in Managing Complex Disasters
, Middle East Studies
, Native American / Indigenous Studies