Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies: Background

A selective guide to research resources available at Columbia University Libraries.

Oxford Bibliographies

These selective, curated bibliographies coupled with expert commentary will help you find, negotiate, and assess the most appropriate and authoritative sources for your research.


Reference Sources

Cambridge History of Latin America

The Duke Readers provide a chronological overview of historical and cultural landmarks for each of its titles, using primary sources (many translated into English for the first time).


The historical dictionary series published by the Scarecrow Press is a useful supplement to your research. Some titles are accessible online while others only in print. Recent titles include: