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GENERAL HISTORY OF SOUTH AMERICA--  SELECTED RESOURCES 

 

 

Keeley Library   Revised January 23, 2001

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  • Political Science
  • World History
  • Global Studies
  • Biography
  • Atlases maps
  • Customs and Folklore
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT SOUTH AMERICA

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.
     inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v. 
    Webb, K. Compton E. "South America" v. 14 Godfrey, Brian J. "South America" v. 25

    GENERAL HISTORY OF SOUTH AMERICA-- BROWSING GUIDE 980'S
    See our guide, Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

    980's      General History of South America 
    981's      Brazil
    982's      Argentina
    983's      Chile
    984's      Bolivia
    985's     Peru 
    986's     Colombia and Ecuador
    987's     Venezuela
    988's     Guiana
    989's     Paraguay and Uruguay

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to  SAILS  Databases . You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

    GENERAL HISTORY OF SOUTH AMERICA--SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS
    The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that subject.

    Resource Type: Selected Title Call Number
    South American History: Handbooks 
    Usually one-volume works 
    specializing in one area 

     

    Latin America
    Encyclopedia of Latin America
    Latin Americans Peoples of the World
    Dictionary of Twentieth Century Culture-Hispanic Culture of South America 
    Cambridge Encyclopedia of Latin America and the Caribbean
    Ref. 980.005 G562
    Ref. 980.003 E52
    Ref. 980 M913 1989

    Ref. 980 H673 1995

    Ref. 980 C178 1992

    South American History: Encyclopedias Latin America History and Culture
    Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture
    Ref. 980.003 E56 1999 
    Ref. 980.003 E56 1996

     

    WEB SITES

    Library of Congress Country Studies
    Includes information for selected countries.
     CIA World Factbook: Country profiles section includes statistics, maps, flags., 
    The Latino Connection U.S. Department of State Home Page
    The Mexican Government
    Documents on Mexican Politics
    Central America News         South America Daily
    Latin World
    Caribbean Studies
    International Network Information Center at University of Texas
    Library of Congress Report on the Islands of the Commonwealth Carribbean
    Internet Public Library Newspaper Links grouped byregion:  http://www.ipl.org/reading/news/ 
    BBC World Service :The BBC, one of the world's most successful radio networks, provides the latest news from around the world\ CNN Online Page : U.S. 24-hour video news channel. News, updated every few hours, includes text, pictures, and  film. Good external links.

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    September, 1978  to  June, 2001