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HIST 309: Knowledge, Power and the Production of History in Latin America (HC)

History 309: Knowledge, Power and the Production of History in Latin America (Rosas) Fall 2022

Survival of Cultural Practices

    Folding screen (biombo) with indigenous wedding and flying pole, ca 1690, Mexican, Los Angeles Museum of Art  (flickr, photo by Joel Parham,                                                    Creative Commons 2.0 license)  Figures celebrate Pre-Columbian culture in dance and games. 

Finding Scholarly Studies in Books

Use the Tripod catalog for your home institution  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  This link opens in a new windowConnect from Haverford College  This link opens in a new windowConnect from Swarthmore College  to look for all books (print and digital) owned by your college as well as the print titles at the other two schools.  

The following searches are a sampling of possibilities.  To find materials on a topic, try doing a keyword search in the Tripod Catalog to find relevant materials and then use the subject headings assigned to those titles to find more books.  Note that all these searches are in the Books+Media channel.  In examples #1 and 4 below, using keywords (rather than subjects) will pick up results from chapter titles.

       (politics OR power) AND "latin america" AND history  [Keyword search]    Connect from Bryn Mawr College   Icon  Icon  Limited to 2010-2021 publications

       "latin america*" AND history [Subjects] AND "social movements" [Keyword]  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon   Sorted by newest titles first.

       (education OR literacy) AND (mexic* OR "latin america") [Subjects] AND (indigen* OR indian*) [Keywords]   Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

       ("oral histor*" OR reportage OR testimonio*) [Keywords] AND ("latin america*") [Subject]  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

      (decolon* OR postcolon*) [Keywords] AND (history) AND (bolivia* OR peru* OR andes OR andean)  [Subjects]  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

**  Try opening a search above and replace one of the topics with your research interest.

Going beyond the TriCollege Collections

WorldCat is an important place to look for many materials not owned by the Tricollege Libraries. This combined library catalog contains more than 500 million bibliographic records owned by libraries around the world. Many of these items are available to you though interlibrary loan.  Use the  button to place requests.