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Spring 2014, A. Zulawski
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Bibiographies & Handbooks

Oxford Bibliographies Online - Latin American Studies
A scholar-curated library of subject bibliographies. See articles on "Health and Disease in Modern Latin America", "Science and Empire in the Iberian Atlantic", "Environmental History" etc.

Oxford Handbooks Online - History
Review essays evaluating the current thinking on a field or topic.


General Background


Use scholarly encyclopedias and dictionaries, such as those below, for an overview of your topic, definitions, a list of suggested readings, and (sometimes) a lead on related primary source material.

Cambridge History of Latin America (11 vols.)
Call Number: ref F 1410 .C1834 1984

Encyclopedia of Cuba (2 vols.)
Call Number: ref F F1754 .E53 2003

Encyclopedia of Mexico (2 vols.)
Call Number: ref F 1204 .E539 1997

Cambridge World History of Human Disease
Call Number: ref R 131 .C233 1993

Encyclopedia of Bioethics (5 vols.)
Call Number: ref QH 332 .E52 2004

Companion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine (2 vols.)
Call Number: ref R 131 .C65 1993

South America, Central America and the Caribbean [Europa regional survey]
Select a country, then look for country statistics/health & welfare

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