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Resource Guide:
Culture of the Spanish Speaking World

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
Spanish languagePC 4001-4977
History of SpainDP 1-402
Spanish social life and customs; ethnographyDP 44-53
Modern Spain (since 1479)DP 161-272.4
MexicoF 1201-1392
Latin AmericaF 1401-1419
Central AmericaF 1421-1440
CubaF 1751-1854.9
South AmericaF 2201-3799
Spanish LiteraturePQ 6001-8929
Hispanic AuthorsPQ 6271-5726

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Authors, Spanish
  • Spain - Civilization
  • Cookery, Spanish
  • Spanish fiction
  • Spanish fiction - Mexico
  • Spanish language
  • Spanish language - dialects
  • Spanish folk songs
  • Spanish Literature
  • Spanish newspapers
  • Spanish poetry
  • Spanish proverbs
  • Spanish drama
  • Spain - geography
  • Central America
  • South America
  • Mythology, Peruvian
  • Holidays - Argentina

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Iberia and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and HistoryCredo Reference
Pop Culture Latin America! Media, Arts, and LifestyleCredo Reference
The Cambridge companion to the Spanish novel : from 1600 to the presentPQ 6138 .C144 2003
Canciones españolas/Spanish folk songsM 1779 .O647 C3
Contemporary Spanish cultural studiese-Book
La cuentista : traditional tales in Spanish and EnglishPS 3566 .I438 S63 1993 c.1
Spain : the root and the flower : a history of the civilization of SpainDP 48 .C87
The sword and the sun; a story of the Spanish civil wars in PeruPS 3513 .R4493
Democracy in Mexico : peasant rebellion and politicalF 1236 .L32 1995
Doing business in Latin America and the CaribbeanHF 3230.5 .Z5 T85 1993
South American mythologyREMOTE F 2230.1 .R3 O8
The music of ArgentinaML 231 .L8 M8
Variation and change in Spanishe-Book
The City of musical memory: Salsa, record grooves, and popular culture in Cali, Colombiae-Book

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Spanish in Context
  • Spain Country Report
  • Mexican Studies
  • Latin American Journal of Economics
  • Latin American Antiquity
  • Cuba News
  • Country Report. Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico
  • Hispanic Issues On Line
  • Hispanic Research Journal
  • Hispanic Times Magazine
  • Latin American Monitor: Mexico Monitor
  • Latin American Music Review
  • Latin American Perspectives
  • Latin American Report
  • Latin American Theater Review
  • Acta mexicana de ciencias sociales
  • Acta poetica
  • Anales - Instituto Mexicano de Psiquiatria
  • Arqueologia Mexicana
  • Salud publica de Mexico
  • Literatura mexicana
  • Historia mexicana

Selected Websites and Digital Archives