• The Anti-Immigrant Backlash: Selected Sources 

      Gutiérrez, Margo (Benson Latin American Collection, 1996-03)
      Since the beginning of the 1990s, the ongoing public debate on immigration has reached new levels resulting in resurgent nativism, along with efforts to withhold public services to immigrants and better regulate movement ...
    • Argentine Art: Selected Sources 

      Gutiérrez-Witt, Laura (Benson Latin American Collection, 1999-03)
      Argentina is a major center for Latin American art where artists thrive, particularly in the vibrant and active cultural milieu of Buenos Aires, but also in the provincial capitals. Known and appreciated around the world, ...
    • 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. ...
    • Brazilian Statistics: Selected Sources 

      Hartness, Ann (Benson Latin American Collection, 1998-09)
      The following publications were selected to provide a broad thematic variety of statistical sources related to Brazil. Most are recent works--many are published annually--supplemented with censuses and historical sources. ...
    • Business and Industry Directories: Latin America 

      Schroer, Craig (Benson Latin American Collection, 1999-05)
      Business and industrial directories published in the Latin American countries provide hard-to-find data about companies: addresses, telephone numbers, officers, branch offices, and products. A selection of recent directories ...
    • Carnival in Brazil: Selected Sources 

      McCann, Katherine (Benson Latin American Collection, 1997-01)
      Carnival, the annual celebration before Lent, is perhaps the most widely attended of Brazilian festivals and certainly the most widely recognized internationally. Scholars and writers from various disciplines continue to ...
    • 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 ...
    • Chiapas: Recent Sources for Current Events 

      Schroer, Craig (Benson Latin American Collection, 1998-11)
      This bibliography presents an overview of recent publications relating to the Mayan uprising in Chiapas and to the Zapatista movement, as well as some starting points for locating information on the Internet. Materials are ...
    • Chilean Business: Sources of Information 

      Schroer, Craig (Benson Latin American Collection, 1995-11)
      Capitalizing upon its image as an economically and politically stable country with a variety of promising markets, Chile is energetically campaigning to expand its business presence internationally. Much of the governmental ...
    • 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 ...
    • Contemporary Spanish American Novels in English Translation 

      Molina Widener, Emma (Benson Latin American Collection, 1996-01)
      The following list of Spanish American novels in English translation by authors born since 1920 is a selection of those available in the Benson Latin American Collection.
    • Cuba in the Post-Cold War Years: Selected Sources 

      Hannigan, Thomas (Benson Latin American Collection, 1995-05)
      The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1989 ended its enormous economic support to the island of Cuba. As a result Cuba experienced, and continues to experience, rapidly deteriorating economic conditions. This changing ...
    • Cultural Magazines: Latin America and the Caribbean 

      Delepiani, Oscar E. (Benson Latin American Collection, 1997-03)
      This bibliography is a guide to current cultural magazines in the Benson Latin American Collection. Cultural magazines, as defined here, are those containing articles on cultural topics related to the country of publication; ...
    • Curanderismo: Folk Healing in the Mexican American Community 

      Gutiérrez, Margo (Benson Latin American Collection, 1999-09)
      Traditional folk healing practices continue to be viable and prevalent in the Mexican American community. The study of curanderismo and related folk medical practices encompasses several disciplines: anthropology, folklore, ...
    • 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. ...
    • Drug Trafficking in the Americas: Selected Sources 

      Schroer, Craig (Benson Latin American Collection, 2000-11)
      The topic of illegal drugs and drug trafficking spans a multitude of disciplines, including economics, political science, media studies, sociology, psychology, and health. As a result, researchers are faced with an abundance ...
    • 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 ...
    • Ecotourism in Latin America 

      Schroer, Craig (Benson Latin American Collection, 1999-11)
      In the past decade, the idea of ecotourism as a means of combining sustainable development with ecological protection has garnered a good deal of attention from several different quarters including environmentalists, ...
    • Electronic Information Sources at the Benson Latin American Collection 

      Schroer, Craig (Benson Latin American Collection, 1998-08)
      This annotated list is intended as a practical guide to quickly locating databases containing information relevant to Latin American studies. All databases listed are available in the Benson Latin American Collection and ...
    • Ethnobotany in Mexico: An Annotated Bibliography 

      Aguirre, Hervé Gabriel (Benson Latin American Collection, 1997-11)
      The discovery of the New World resulted in the discovery and subsequent utilization of many new species of plants, such as potato, avocado, chocolate, and coca. Ethnobotany, the study of the use of plants by native people ...