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Latin America Politics

Documents/primary sources

          A primary source, also called "source material" and sometimes "original sources",  refers to
     "a document or record containing firsthand information or original data on a topic....  Primary
     sources include original manuscripts, articles reporting original research or thought, diaries,
     memoirs, letters, journals, photographs, drawings, posters, film footage, sheet music, songs,
     interviews, government documents, public records, eyewitness accounts, newspaper clippings, etc."
     (Dictionary for Library and Information Science / Joan M. Reitz, 2004).
          In the library catalog OneSearch, the subject headings that contain the term "sources" will retrieve
     items that contain primary sources. For example,  "Latin America -- History -- Sources". The following is a
     selection of items in the library that contain primary sources or information on primary sources.

    
Guide to materials on Latin America in the National Archives of the United States  
               CD 3028. L37 U54 1974
    
The Central American crisis reader   F 1528 .C45 1987
    
The quest for change in Latin America; sources for a twentieth-century analysis    F 1414 .D85
    
Latin America and the United States : a documentary history   F 1418 .L354 2000
    
Latin America : special studies, 1962-1980 [microform.]  Microfilm 000410 (Library Media Center)
    
Coleccion de documentos para la historia de Mexico    F 1203 .G21 1971
    
Records of the Department of State relating to political relations between the United States
           and Mexico, 1910-29   
Microfilm 008251
     
The Kennedys and Cuba : the declassified documentary history   E 183.8 .C9 K46 1999
     
Diary of the Cuban revolution   F 1787.5 .F7313 1980
     
The Bolivian diary of Ernesto Che Guevara   F 3326 .G8313 1994
    
 Brazil: a chronology and fact book, 1488-1973  F 2521 .F55
     
A documentary history of Brazil  F 2521 .B88
     
Historia diplomatica de la Republica del Ecuador  F 3732 .V5 V.1
     
The Pinochet file : a declassified dossier on atrocity and accountability (Chile) F 3101 .P56 K67
     
The Grenada papers   F 2056.8 .G77 1984
     
Documents on the constitutional relationship of Puerto Rico and the United States  KGV 2905 
     
Workers' struggle in Puerto Rico : a documentary history   HD 6592 .L813
     
The Puerto Ricans: a documentary history   F 1971 .W3
      
Selected writings of Bolivar   F 2235.3 .A13
     
El pensamiento vivo de Bolivar    F 2235.3 .A38
     
GPO Access *free to public (Official federal government information)
     
GPO Monthly Catalog  (Records on all subjects of interest to the U.S. government.)