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History: Latin America and the Caribbean

Research resources for the study of history of Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Diego Torres Silvestre

Welcome to the History of Latin America and the Caribbean Research Guide where you can find tips and information to help you navigate LAL resources.

Visit us at the Latin American Library, located on the fourth floor of Howard-Tilton Memorial Library.  The Latin American Library Offices and Special Collections are open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pmOur general collections are open 7 days a week. 

Other guides of interest:  Latin American News & Newspaper Guide and History Research Guide (General).

Use these tabs ↑ to explore History reference sources at LAL
Want to search online encyclopedias? The Virtual Reference Library searches hundreds of reference sources at once.

Interested in finding more bibliographies?  Try a keyword search (i.e. bibliography / history / Central America) in the Library Catalog.

This ongoing series of historical dictionaries published by Scarecrow Press provide a concise approach to history by country or theme.  Search for more historical dictionaries in the Library Catalog.

The following resources provide information on the history, people, government, economy and geography of Latin American and Caribbean countries:

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