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Latin American Studies

Overview of Latin American Studies

Latin American Studies is the term used to describe scholarly investigations in history, political science, sociology, anthropology, economics, literature and other disciplines for the region encompassing the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries of the Western Hemisphere. The present guide is meant to serve students and faculty from all campus disciplines with an interest in Latin America. 

Other related subject guides: Latino Studies, Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures, and History.

Encyclopedias, General Histories, and Bibliographies

The resources in this box provide ideas, information, and guidance for formulating a research topic and beginning research.

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Contemporary News and Current Issues

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IN-DEPTH CONTEMPORARY NEWS SOURCES

RECENT HISTORICAL NEWS SOURCES

Governments, NGOs, and Institutes

Research Portals