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Resource Guide:
Latin American Politics

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
Political institutions and public administration Central America JL 1400-1679
Latin America (General) F 1401-1419
South America F 2201-3799

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.

  • Latin America--Politics and government.
  • Latin America--Politics and government--1948-1980.
  • Latin America--Politics and government--21st century.
  • Organization of American States
  • Anti-imperialist movements.
  • Despotism--Peru.
  • Monroe Doctrine.
  • Nicaragua--Politics and government--20th century.
  • Communism--Latin America.
  • Democracy--Latin America.

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
Latin American Politics and DevelopmenteBook
Encyclopedia of Latin American politicsREF F 1410 .E56 2002
Latin American Politics and DevelopmenteBook
Comparative Latin American PoliticseBook
The New Latin American Left : Cracks in the EmpireeBook
Latin American independence : an anthology of sourcesF 1412 .L377 2010
Right-Wing Politics in the New Latin America : Reaction and RevolteBook
Latin American independence : an anthology of sourcesF 1412 .L377 2010
Leftovers : tales of the Latin American left JL 960 .L44 2008
Democracy and the Public Space in Latin AmericaeBook

Selected Research Databases

The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.

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.

  • Latin American politics and society
  • Journal of Politics in Latin America
  • Latin American Perspectives: A Journal on Capitalism and Socialism
  • Latin American Policy
  • Latin American Perspectives

Selected Websites and Digital Archives