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Latin American History: Finding Books

A research guide for those studying Latin American History

Books in Frog Scholar

To find books using FrogScholar, select "Library Catalog" from the options on the left:

Select "library catalog" from the options on the left in FrogScholar

Subject Guide

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Robyn Reid
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Librarian for: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Communication Studies, Education, Geography, History, Military Science, Political Science

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Searching the Catalog

To find books from University Presses for your topics, you can also use the LIBRARY CATALOG. Use the advanced search option and type in your search terms. In the second search box, change the drop-down box to “publisher words” and then type in “university press.” You will get a list of books published on your topic by university presses:

Latin America History Books @ TCU

Latin American History books are located on the third floor of the library in the F section. You can use the following table to come to the library and browse by the nation you are studying:

F 1201-3799 Latin America. Spanish America
F 1201-1392 Mexico
F 1401-1419 Latin America (General)
F 1421-1440 Central America
F 1435-1435.3 Mayas
F 1441-1457 Belize
F 1461-1477 Guatemala
F 1481-1497 Salvador (El Salvador)
F 1501-1517 Honduras
F 1521-1537 Nicaragua
F 1541-1557 Costa Rica
F 1561-1577 Panama
F 1569.C2 Canal Zone. Panama Canal
F 1609-1629 West Indies
F 1630-1640  Bermudas
F 1650-1660 Bahamas
F 1741-1991 Greater Antilles
F 1751-1854,9 Cuba
F 1788-1788.2 Cuba - Communist Regime
F 1861-1896 Jamaica
F 1900-1941 Haiti (Island). Hispaniola
F 1912-1930 Haiti (Republic)
F 1931-1941 Dominican Republic
F 1951-1983 Puerto Rico
F 1991 Navassa
F 2001-2151 Lesser Antilles
F 2201-2239 South America. General
F 2251-2299 Colombia
F 2301-2349 Venezuela
F 2351 Guiana
F 2501-2659 Brazil
F 2662-2699 Paraguay
F 2701-2799 Uraguay
F 2801-3021 Argentina
F 3031-3031.5 Falkland Islands
F 3051-3285 Chile
F 3301-3359 Bolivia
F 3401-3619 Peru
F 3701-3799 Ecuador