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HIST 315: Modern Latin American History

Modern Latin American History

Search QCAT

You can locate items in the library by searching QCAT by keyword or subject heading.

Keyword Search

Think of the words that best describe your topic and then connect them with the boolean operators AND OR NOT and then add one of the special subject terms to your search:

  • correspondence
  • diaries
  • interviews
  • pamphlets
  • personal narratives
  • sources
  • speeches

For example:

        mexico and revolution and sources

Subject Heading

Also browse subject headings and look for these special subject terms:

         Cuba History Revolution 1959 Personal Narratives
         Latin America History Sources

         Latin America History 20th century Sources
         Mexico History Revolution 1910 1920 Sources
         Revolutionaries Mexico Chiapas Correspondence


Historical Figures...

If you know of a person involved in the event or from the time period, search the person's name as an author (or subject) for memoirs, diaries, and correspondence. For example:

Castro Fidel [within author]
Castro Fidel [within  subject heading] 

Guevara Che [within author]
Guevera Che [within subject heading]