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Latin American & Caribbean History

Research guide for sources in Latin American & Caribbean history

Latin American & Caribbean History

Welcome to the subject guide for Latin American & Caribbean History! Latin America and the Caribbean are regions that comprise dozens of nations, islands, and islets ranging from Mexico to Argentina. This guide introduces some of the vast resources at the McGill Libraries to study these areas.

To navigate this guide, select one of the tabs on the left.

The guide includes:

  • Get Started: Sources for background information to get started
  • Find Books: Suggestions to find books in the McGill Library catalogue
  • Find Articles: Key secondary source databases
  • Find Primary Sources: Databases with digitized primary sources

This guide draws on resources from the Latin American Studies guide and the University of Arizona Latin American History guide.

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