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HIST 26213: Migrations and the Americas, Conquest to Present

A research guide for students in Casey Lurtz's migrations class (Winter 2013)

Library of Congress Subject Headings

To find books on your subject in the Library Catalog, use the BROWSE index and select "SUBJECT" from the drop-down menu.

Some sample searches:

  • Antislavery movements--Brazil  (list of subjects will further subdivide geographically, by time period, by type of publication)

  • Slave-trade -- Latin America -- History
  • Blacks--Latin America OR
  • Jews--Latin America
    (note subheadings for "bibliography," "history" and "personal narratives")

  • Latin America -- History -- Wars of Independence, 1806-1830

  • African diaspora -- History -- 19th century
  • Hispanic Americans -- Middle West OR
    Mexican Americans -- Middle West -- History -- 20th century OR
    Mexican Americans -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul -- History -- 20th century OR
    KEYWORDS immigration midwest
  • Asia -- Emigration and immigration OR
    KEYWORDS chinese diaspora latin america

  • migrations of nations OR KEYWORD diaspora

  • Immigrants -- Latin America 
    Latin America -- Emigration and immigration
    (for migration to Latin America by century)

Subject Guide

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