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Latin American and Caribbean Studies Guide

Primary vs. Secondary sources

Sometimes it is important to differentiate between Primary and Secondary Sources

Check the link below from the Borough of Manhattan Community College Libraries. It is very informative:

Research Tips

Not sure where to start?

Do some general searching in these reference books to generate ideas and find references to books and journal articles:

  • Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Cultures F1406 .E515 2000 (3 vol.)
  • Notable Caribbeans and Caribbean Americans : A Biographical Dictionary CT329 .M46 2003
  • Encyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture E184.S75 E59 2004
  • Encyclopedia Latina : History, Culture, and Society in the United States E184.S75 E587 2005
  • Literary Cultures of Latin America : A Comparative History PQ7081.A1 L525 2004 (3 vol.)
  • Latin American and Caribbean Artists of the Modern Era : A Biographical Dictionary of More Than 12,700 Persons N6502.4 .S45 2003


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