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Resource Guide:
Culture of the Spanish Speaking World

Sample Call Numbers

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

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • 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

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

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

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • 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

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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