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Latin American Studies

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Primary Sources 

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Image database containing over 1 million images in subject areas such as art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, world history, literature and more.  [more info]
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The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North and South America maps and other cartographic materials.  Images available for certain uses (such as attribution) under the Creative Commons license.  [more info]
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This database is the most comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945 ...  [more info]
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A cross-cultural database that contains over 350,000 pages of information on all aspects of cultural and social life.  Check out these online tutorials for a quick introduction to eHRAF.  [more info]
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Full text primary source documents, including original manuscripts and printed material...  [more info]
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From Brown University's special collections, a digital collection of published travel accounts from the 16th to the 19th centuries.  Languages represented include English, Spanish, and French.  [more info]
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A collection of poetry, prose, essays, and drama written by women writers from Mexico, Central America, and South America.  [more info]
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A collection of plays, prose, and poetry written Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, and other Latino writers.  [more info]
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Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today.  [more info]
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Indexes the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States from 1890 to 1982.  [more info]
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Full text of every book about the Americas published anywhere between 1500 and 1926...  [more info]
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Contains records of nearly 35,000 trans-Atlantic slaving voyages made between 1514 and 1866...  [more info]

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