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HIST 597: Animal Histories

Scholarly Databases in History

Primary Sources

Early Works about Latin America

In addition to searching the CAT or WorldCAT by keywords and date (e.g. Bolivia and 1800-1825), the resources below can help you identify works about colonial Latin America.  Also see the e-books section of the guide for databases of early published works.

Online Primary Sources

Primary Sources in Library Catalogs

To find published primary sources, use library catalogs and e-book collections such as those below.

In addition to keywords, try the following strategies

For Travel Accounts - use the heading "Description and Travel" to find scientific and personal accounts written about a region.
   example,  Bolivia Description and Travel.

Do advanced searches for relevant subjects and keywords with publication date limits.