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Reference for History


Latin American History

This is a brief guide to material at BC providing reference (dictionaries, encyclopedia, biographies, bibliographies, indices, and more) on historical topics.

Reference in Latin American History

This page provides access points to BC's subscriptions to reference material on Latin American history. Here, you can find resources for finding definitions (e.g., dictionaries); suggested scholarly material (e.g., bibliographies); as well as background material and explanations written by experts in their fields (e.g., encyclopedia and handbooks).  

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    List of Countries

    North And Central America

    • Belize
    • Costa Rica
    • El Salvador
    • Guatemala
    • Honduras
    • Mexico
    • Nicaragua
    • Panama

    South America

    • Argentina
    • Bolivia
    • Brazil
    • Chile
    • Colombia
    • Ecuador
    • French Guiana (département of France)
    • Guyana
    • Paraguay
    • Peru
    • Suriname
    • Uruguay
    • Venezuela



    • Cuba
    • Dominican Republic
    • Haiti

    dependencies and constituent entities

    • Guadeloupe
    • Martinique
    • Puerto Rico
    • Saint-Barthélemy
    • Saint-Martin

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    Social Sciences (including Anthropology and Political)

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    Handbooks & Companions

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