Introduction to Latin America
Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS)
The Handbook is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Continuously published since 1935, the Handbook offers Latin Americanists an essential guide to available resources.
U.S. Department of State Background Notes: Latin America and the Caribbean
Provides background information on geographic entities, regions and international organizations. This site is for Latin America and the Caribbean.
A directory of Internet resources on Latin America and the Caribbean. Here you will find everything you want to know about the region and its people.
University of Texas Institute of Latin American Studies LANIC
County and subject links to Latin American nations.
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These are starting points for you to begin your Latin American/Hispanic Studies research at Payson Library. If the information on this guide is not sufficient for your needs, ask a Reference Librarian for further assistance or consult the subject librarian for Latin American studies.
At Seaver College the "Latin American Studies Specialization" is one of the seven specializations within the international studies major. It offers students opportunities to gain an appreciation for the dynamic and diverse region with which the United States shares a hemisphere. Students will develop an understanding or common patterns in the social, cultural, political, and economic development of these nations, as well as distinct characteristics of the nations of this large and increasingly important region.