Explore the History of Latin America and the Caribbean
Archives of Latin America and Caribbean History, Sixteenth to Twentieth Century serves academic institutions with Latin American and Caribbean studies departments or undergraduate and graduate courses across multiple disciplines. Independent researchers, corporate businesses, public library patrons, and upper-level high-school students interested in regional studies will also find Archives of Latin America and Caribbean History, Sixteenth to Twentieth Century an appealing and beneficial resource. This multidisciplinary resource includes a comprehensive range of content for the region, providing research opportunities across the humanities both for current issues and events in Latin America and the Caribbean as well as for historical perspective back to the colonial period.
Curated by an advisory board of experts in Latin American studies, the collection is designed to enrich research and student assignments. This resource unlocks previously inaccessible primary source documents from libraries around the world placing them in an engaging online environment populated by interactive tools.
Covering Latin America culture and society from the fifteenth century to the twentieth century, the collection consists of over 1.3 million pages of archival material. The multidisciplinary range of Archives of Latin America and Caribbean History, Sixteenth to Twentieth Century ensures it meets the needs of researchers, postgraduates, and undergraduates with interests in regional studies, history, political science, anthropology, sociology, economics, and international relations.
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Platform Features & Tools
Researchers can see the frequency of search terms within sets of content to begin identifying central themes and assessing how individuals, places, events, and ideas interact and develop over time.
By grouping commonly occurring themes, this tool reveals hidden connections within search terms—helping to shape research by integrating diverse content with relevant information.
Search across the content of complementary primary source products, including books, in one united, intuitive environment, enabling innovative new research connections.
Reviews & Testimonials
"This database provides a wide range of resources in one digital format, allowing researchers to easily access reliable historical and contemporary content.Summing Up: Recommended. Academic libraries; lower-level undergraduates through faculty/researchers."