• Puerto Ricans on the Mainland: Sources in Literature and the Arts 

      Salinas, Alexandra (Benson Latin American Collection, 1990-01)
      Puerto Ricans constitute a large segment of the U.S. Hispanic population yet at present American reference tools contain only limited or incomplete information about this group. This bibliography lists many of the basic ...
    • Blacks in Latin America and the Caribbean: Selected Bibliographic Sources 

      Gibbs, Donald (Benson Latin American Collection, 1990-03)
      The contributions of Blacks have significantly enriched Latin American culture, society and economic development. Published research about and creative writing by Black Latin Americans are similarly extensive and important. ...
    • Mexican American in Texas: Notable Works, 1985-1989 

      Gutiérrez, Margo (Benson Latin American Collection, 1990-05)
      This short, multidisciplinary bibliography brings together an array of recently published works on various aspects of the Chicano community in Texas. With a few exceptions, the publications listed here fall within the ...
    • Central Americans in Mexico and the United States: Selected Sources in the Social Sciences 

      Salinas, M. Alexandra (Benson Latin American Collection, 1990-09)
      Central Americans constitute a rapidly growing segment of the population in Mexico and the United States. Their presence has become more apparent since the early 1980s when several hundred thousand Guatemalans, Nicaraguans ...
    • Organized Industrial Labor in Contemporary Mexico 

      Thomas, Russell E. (Benson Latin American Collection, 1990-11)
      Mexican organized labor represents a unique case in Latin America. The Mexican Revolution that began in 1910 absorbed or channelized the organizing efforts that had preceded it. Succeeding regimes integrated organized labor ...
    • Mexican American Holidays and Festivities 

      Baeza, Gilda (Benson Latin American Collection, 1990-11)
      The citations below present general information on the Mexican American observance of holidays and special occasions. Some of these events are unique to the Hispanic Southwest, while others are cultural adaptations from ...
    • Drugs in the Andean Region and Mexico: Selected Sources 

      Salamanca-Speers, Nidia (Benson Latin American Collection, 1991-01)
      This bibliography focuses on the drug traffic (or narcotraffic) and drug abuse in the Andean region and Mexico, areas of Latin America where they have become important issues and causes of concern because of their impact ...
    • Mesoamerican Codices 

      Hironymous, Michael O. (Benson Latin American Collection, 1991-03)
      The pictorial and writing traditions of Mesoamerica developed early in tthe cultural history of the are and flourished during the Classic and Post-Classic periods. While many of the native documents were destroyed in the ...
    • Undocumented and Immigrant Children in the United States and their Right to Education: Selected Sources 

      Crowley, Danelle (Benson Latin American Collection, 1991-05)
      "Undocumented children" refers to minors not born in the United States who lack proper documentation for residency. Their right to an education in the public school district where they lived was relatively unchallenged ...
    • Jews in Latin America 

      Evans, Carol (Benson Latin American Collection, 1991-09)
      Jews form a significant minority of the population in several Latin American countries, and they have contributed greatly to Latin American culture, society, and economic development since the colonial period. This ...
    • Solidaridad: Mexico's Anti-poverty Program 

      Gibbs, Donald (Benson Latin American Collection, 1991-11)
      The Programa Nacional de Solidaridad (PRONASOL) was initiated by President Carlos Salinas de Gortari to address deficiencies in health, education, food, housing, and employment among the rural and urban poor in Mexico. The ...
    • The Indigenous Cultures of Mexico: Ethnology and Ethnography 

      Hironymous, Michael O. (Benson Latin American Collection, 1992-01)
      The study of the great diversity of culture encountered throughout Mexico was first undertaken by a handful of Catholic friars directly following the arrival of the Spanish. However, except for some observations recorded ...
    • Plants of the New World 

      Thomas, Russell E. (Benson Latin American Collection, 1992-03)
      This bibliography focuses on the history of plant science in South America through the early nineteenth century. The Benson Collection's holdings in this area are significant and include rare books, fascimile editions, and ...
    • Christopher Columbus: The Recent Literature 

      Gutiérrez-Witt, Laura (Benson Latin American Collection, 1992-09)
      Christopher Columbus became a public-and controversial-figure the moment his letters of February and March 1493, giving an account of his voyage to the Indies were read by Europeans. Almost immediately, contemporary writers ...
    • The Native Peoples of Guatemala 

      Hironymous, Michael O. (Benson Latin American Collection, 1992-11)
      This bibliography contains selections from the ethnographic literature concerning the contemporary Maya-speaking populations of Guatemala. The works presented here reflect the anthropological research in the region since ...
    • Marginalized Children in Brazil: Selected Sources 

      Hartness, Ann (Benson Latin American Collection, 1993-03)
      A major Brazilian social problem--marginalized children--has been the focus of international attention in recent years. Media stories have focused on the homeless and abandoned children and teenagers who live on the streets ...
    • The Texas-Mexico Border Region: Selected Sources 

      Gutiérrez, Margo (Benson Latin American Collection, 1993-05)
      This multidisciplinary listing of works mostly published in the 1980s and the 1990s on the Texas-Mexico border area reflects the continuing prominence of the region in national and binational affairs. Works listed here ...
    • Latin America: Newsletters in English 

      Delepiani, Oscar E. (Benson Latin American Collection, 1993-07)
      Newsletters are good sources for up-to-date information about Latin America. Some provide general coverage of Latin American issues, focusing on current events, politics and economics. Others report on specialized topics ...
    • Mexican Visitors to the United States: Observations and Options 

      Molina Widener, Emma (Benson Latin American Collection, 1993-09)
      Mexican or Mexico-based intellectuals and artists who wrote about American society as a result of their travels or residence in this country are the subject of this bibliography. Some of the writers were political exiles ...
    • Current News Sources for Latin America and the Caribbean Area 

      Delepiani, Oscar E. (Benson Latin American Collection, 1994-01)
      The purpose of this guide is to provide a list of periodicals which cover news about Latin American and Caribbean countries. Not included are journals which emphasize culture or history, or scholarly and research journals. ...