This 5-vol. set spans the centuries, from the earliest civilizations of the Olmec, Maya and Chavin. The region is broadly defined to include South America, Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean Sea and the historical Spanish borderlands north of the Rio Grande. The set emphasizes political, economic and social history, including material and popular culture that have affected the history of Latin America.
A true "first," this encyclopedia is the only comprehensive guide ever published on the archaeology and traditional culture of the Caribbean.
Latin American History Databases - Find Journal Articles, etc.
Connect to online library resources for scholarly articles & videos on history:
JSTOR JSTOR provides fulltext backfiles (some titles back to the 1800's) of many of the core research and society published journals in numerous fields. About 300 history journals are included; related disciplines include economics, political science, ethnic studies, and religion. Includes approximately 54 Latin American Studies journals.
Academic OneFileA broad range of topics is covered in this general database, which includes full-text articles from thousands of periodicals as well as some reference books.
Social Sciences Full Text Full-text articles from 360 journals, covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.
SocINDEX with Fulltext: This can be searched to find articles related to Latin American History from a sociological perspective.
World History Collection (A subset of Academic OneFile) This collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. Over 150 full-text history journals are included.
World History in Video Wide-ranging collection of critically acclaimed documentaries including some coverage of Latin American history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century. Also includes historical newsreels documenting major Latin American events (e.g. Cuban Revolution).