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Handbook of Latin American Studies

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  • Reference Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Library of Congress

Main database for identifying research literature on historical and emerging issues pertinent to the study of Latin America. Covers social sciences and humanities topics in alternate years. No direct linking to Claremont holdings for pre-1990 items.

HAPI: Hispanic American Periodicals Index

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  • Newspapers & News Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: UCLA

Citations for scholarly articles about Latin America, the Caribbean, and Hispanics/Latinos in the US. Coverage 1970-present.

Historical Abstracts

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  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

Scholarship (articles, books, dissertations and book reviews) about world history from 1450 CE - present. Does not include United States or Canadian history.

Age of Exploration

(AM Explorer)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

A collection of primary source documents from 1420-1920 covering world exploration. Documents include diaries and journals, manuscripts, maps, scientific papers & surveys , logbooks, documents, film and audio.

AM Explorer

(Adam Mathew Explorer)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

AM Explorer provides access to all of primary sources collections from the publisher Adam Matthew. These include collections from European History, US History, Asian History, Religious Studies, African History, Latin American History, Middle Eastern History, English Literature, and Economic history.

Digitalia Hispánica

  • E-books | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Digitalia Publishing

Multidisciplinary Spanish language e-books and e-journals from over 175 publishers. Register for a personal account to save browsing history, e-book notes, and title lists. Temporarily free resource until Jun 15 due to COVID-19.

Emiliano Zapata, 1901 – 1919

(Archives Unbound)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Gale

Digitized documents related to the activities of Emiliano Zapata and the Liberation Army of the South, including correspondence exchanged between headquarters and regional commands and revolutionary and civil trial proceedings.

Feminism in Cuba, 1898-1958

(Archives Unbound)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Gale

Literary and political writings by feminists from Cuban independence to the end of the Batista regime. Also contains writings by Cuban men on the status of women.

HathiTrust Digital Library

  • E-books | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Hathitrust

Digitized books and magazines. Full-text available of out-of-copyright works. To download as a PDF, click Log In button and select your college.

Latino American Experience

(American Mosaic)
  • Primary Sources (Archival) | Reference Sources
  • Vendor: ABC-CLIO

Reference and primary sources covering the history and culture of the people, issues and events that shaped this vital region during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring titles from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and a dozen other countries.

Primary sources include: editorials, legislative information, letters, poetry, advertisements, obituaries and other items. Includes historical newspapers published in Latin America and South Asia.

Making of the Modern World

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Gale

Books in many English and in other European languages from the second half of the 15th Century to the Early 20th Century.

Migration to New Worlds

(AM Explorer)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

Documents, mostly from 1800-1924, for the study of immigration from Great Britain, Ireland, continental Europe and Asia to the Americas and Australasia. Documents include books, newspapers, maps, shipping papers, ship plans, correspondence, ephemera, reports, manuscripts, maps, and postcards. Also included are oral histories.

Women and Social Movements, Modern Empires since 1820

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press

Includes documents related to the Habsburg Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the British, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, and United States Empires, and settler societies in the United States, New Zealand and Australia.

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