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History 398: The Indian Question in Latin America: Books

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Latin America--Race relations

Latin America -- Race relations -- History

Race discrimination -- Latin America

Indigenous peoples -- Latin America

Indigenous peoples -- Politics and government

Indians of Mexico

Indians of West Indies

Indians of Central America

Indians of South America

With any of the above entries you can add additional search terms including geographic locations: Indians of Mexico--History, Indians of Central America--Guatemala, Indians of South America--missions. etc.

When searching for a region or country's history, you can begin with a simple search: Peru--history, Andes region--history, Mexico--history--conquest, etc.  Our auto-suggest feature will help you identify related search terms.

In order to conduct a successful search you may want to identify one book that looks like it meets your needs and click on the title. Then, click on the tab marked Subjects and find an official subject classification that fits your needs. Click on that subject link and it will lead you to more books.  I will use a title from your reading list as an example:

Maya Nationalisms and Postcolonial Challenges in Guatemala: Coloniality, Modernity, and Identity Politics

Mayas -- Guatemala -- Politics and government

Mayas -- Guatemala -- Ethnic identity

Mayas -- Guatemala -- Government relations

Mayas -- Civil rights -- Guatemala

Postcolonialism -- Guatemala

Nationalism -- Guatemala

Globalization -- Political aspects -- Guatemala

Guatemala -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects

Guatemala -- Colonial influence

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