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Guide to library resources in Latin American and Caribbean Studies

New Books in the Library

For a proper home : housing rights in the margins of urban Chile, 1960-2010 / Murphy, Edward. Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2015]

Historia de un país en caricatura : caricatura mexicana de combate (1821-1872) / Rafael Barajas Durán (el Fisgón). México, D.F. : Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2013. ALEX F1232.B198 2013

La conquista del Nuevo Mundo : textos y documentos de la aventura americana / edición, introducción y notas de Mercedes Serna. Madrid : Castalia, 2012. ALEX F1411.C748 2012

Caribbean liberators : bold, brilliant and Black personalities and organizations / Jerome Teelucksingh. Bethesda, MD : Academica Press, c2013. ALEX F2191.B55T44 2013

Às armas, cidadãos! : panfletos manuscritos da independência do Brasil (1820-1823) / organização, transcrição, introdução e notas, José Murilo de Carvalho, Lúcia Bastos, Marcello Basile. [São Paulo] : Companhia das Letras ; Belo Horizonte : Editora UFMG , [2012] ALEX F2536.A8 2012

Voices of the enslaved in nineteenth-century Cuba : a documentary history / Gloria García Rodríguez ; translated by Nancy L. Westrate ; foreword by Ada Ferrer. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2011. ALEX STACKS HT1076.G3713 2011

 : an early Jesuit account of Inca religion and Andean Christianity / [edited by] Sabine Hyland. University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2011. ALEX STACKS F3429.3.R3V3513 2011


Featured Resource: Biblioteca Digital de la Medicina Tradicional Mexicana

Biblioteca Digital d la Medicina Tradicional Mexicana

New Resource: Cineteca Virtual

The Cienteca Virtual ( is a free collection of streaming video digitized by the Universidad de Chile. The online archive incudes films from 1910 to the present.

New E-Books

Argentina : a modern history / Jill Hedges. London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed in the U.S. exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Daily life of the Aztecs / David Carrasco and Scott Sessions. Santa Barbara : Greenwood, 2011.

Food, power, and resistance in the Andes : exploring Quechua verbal and visual narratives / Alison Krögel. Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2011.

Imagining modernity in the Andes / Priscilla Archibald. Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press ; Lanham, Md. : Co-published with Rowman & Littlefield, c2011.

Latin American popular culture since independence : an introduction / edited by William H. Beezley and Linda A. Curcio-Nagy. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2012.

Oil injustice : resisting and conceding a pipeline in Ecuador / Patricia Widener.. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2011.

Pachakutik : indigenous movements and electoral politics in Ecuador / Marc Becker. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2011.

Revolution and state in modern Mexico : the political economy of uneven development / Adam David Morton. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., c2011.

Vicos and beyond : a half century of applying anthropology in Peru / edited by Tom Greaves, Ralph Bolton, and Florencia Zapata. Lanham, Md. : AltaMira Press, c2011.

Featured Resource: Filmmakers Library

Filmakers Library Online contains over 900 international documentary films made over the last 35 years by independent filmakers from all over the world. They are feature length films, providing hundreds of hours of viewing and transcripts that scroll as the video plays.  Most academic areas are represented and there is broad subject access, as well as keyword searching of the titles and transcripts, and access by geographic location.

Featured Resources

Enlace Académico Centroamericano is a web portal to electronic resources on Central America. Here you can find e-books, electronic journals, reports and working papers, videos and interviews, among other resources. You can explore content by country, theme or document type.

Selected resources from the collection:

Centroamérica en Cifras 1980-2005


Revistas Digitales Centroamericanas  

This collection of publicly accessible e-journals contains over 50 different titles in the humanities and social sciences.

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