Hispanic New York: Background Information

A selective guide to research resources available at Columbia that are useful in beginning research on the Latino experience in the New York area.

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Wikipedia is a free, web-based, collaborative, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. This tool may be useful for initial exploration and identification of organizations or individuals, as well as other popular sources found outside of academic resources. Articles may also provide a "further reading" section or bibliography that may direct you towards scholarly sources.

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Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook

Hispanic New York A Sourcebook