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ANTH 229: Chicana Ethnography (HC)

Anthropology 229: Chicana Ethnography (Grigsby) Fall 2017

Finding Books

Use TRIPOD BOOKS AND MORE  to find books, journals (but not articles within them), and videos owned by the Tri-College libraries.

Use WorldCat to find books not held by the Tri-College libraries.

In order to find books in either catalog, search for topics in the following ways:

       Keyword Search:

E.g.,   chicana AND (anthropolog* OR ethnograph*)​  [Use the asterisk to get root words with different endings- ethnography and ethnographic.  Use capitals for OR to build subject groups]

            "Chicana Studies"  [Put phrases in quotation marks to get results only with the words together]

(See the Search Tips tab for more information on how to construct keyword searches.)


 Subject Search:

E.g.,    "Feminist anthropology"

           "Mexican American women"​

           "Feminist theory United States"

"Mexican Americans Civil rights"


           (Use the Browse Books & More link to find additional subject headings.)

Literature Reviews

Includes relevant articles, such as Renato Rosaldo's 1985 review of the field, "Chicano Studies, 1970-1984" 

or Robert R. Alvarez, Jr.'s 1995 "The Mexican-US Border: The Making of an Anthropology of Borderlands"    

Using Catalogs