Latin American Studies

A guide to primary and secondary sources, including a sub-section on U.S. / Latin American foreign relations.

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Country-Specific Encyclopedias

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Library of Congress Classification

The UTSA Library uses the Library of Congress classification system to assign call numbers to books so that you can find them on the shelves. You'll usually find books on Latin America under these broad categories:

F1201-3799 Latin America. Spanish America
F1201-1392 Mexico
F1421-1440 Central America
F1601-1629 West Indies
F2201-3799 South America
F2251-2299 Colombia
F2301-2349 Venezuela
F2351 Guiana
F2361-2391 Guyana. British Guiana
F2441-2471 French Guiana
F2501-2659 Brazil
F2661-2699 Paraguay
F2701-2799 Uruguay
F2801-3021 Argentina
F3051-3285 Chile
F3301-3359 Bolivia
F3401-3619 Peru
F3701-3799 Ecuador

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