Welcome to the research guide for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. In this guide you'll find some general resources for the study of our area in our Library and beyond. More specialized topics might need extra research. Feel free to contact Prof. Sotomayor with any questions.
Diccionario Biográfico Español (2009)
The Cambridge encyclopedia of Latin America and the Caribbean. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Encyclopedia of contemporary Latin American and Caribbean cultures. London ; New York : Routledge, 2000. 3 Vols.
Encyclopedia of Latin American history and culture. New York : C. Scribner’s Sons, 1996. 5 Vols.
Latinoamericana : enciclopédia contemporânea da América Latina e do Caribe. São Paulo, 2006.
The Oxford encyclopedia of Mesoamerican cultures: the civilizations of Mexico and Central America. Oxford, 2001. 3 Vols.or Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures
For more resources for historical research, visit the History, Newspaper & Philosophy Library (HNPL) or consult one of their many helpful LibGuides using the tags "history" or "historical research."
For an excellent introduction to historical research, see the HNPL's Library Research for History Students: an Introduction