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HIST 422 Modern Latin American Field: Home


Welcome to the Cañada College Library!  We can help you find information on Latin American History from many different sources, including Books, Articles, and Websites.

Research Topics

  • Drug trafficking in Mexico
  • The Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic
  • El Salvador, 1980s Civil War
  • Simon Bolivar
  • Colombia, the U.S. and drugs
  • Mexican Revolution
  • U.S. intervention in Panama in 1989, Manuel Noriega
  • Che Guevara, guerrilla warfare, Cuban Revolution
  • Indigenous people in Bolivia
  • NAFTA and free trade, Latin American economy
  • Honduras & the military coup against Manuel Zelaya

Modern Latin America

Mural depicting Archbishop Romero, assasinated in 1980 during the Civil War in El Salvador.

Library Assignment

1. Find an article in NACLA using Academic Search Premier, one of our databases. Print it out and e-mail to yourself!

2. Look up your research topic in Academic Search Premier.  Email yourself at least one article.

3.  Look up your research topic in JSTOR.  Email yourself at least one article.

4. Find a book on your topic. Check it out at the front desk! Or if it's at another library, put it on hold!