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HY238 Colonial Hispano-America: Find Books

Meets the Critical Perspectives: Diverse Cultures and Critiques requirement, and the Critical Perspectives: Global Cultures requirement.

Hernan Cortes

Hernan Cortes

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Here are a few subject searches on Latin American history during the colonial period. Browse a bigger list here.

Use WorldCat to request books from throughout the U.S.

When the materials you want are not available in TIGER or Prospector, you can search libraries nationwide using WorldCat and request items through Interlibrary Loan.

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      Request the fulltext of articles through Interlibrary Loan (ILL) using ILLiad. Nearly 50 percent of articles arrive in 24-48 hours and are delivered electronially to your email! 

      Project Gutenberg

      Project Gutenberg provides access to electronic texts of many works related to Anthropology and American Indians. 

      Check out the South America Bookshelf for some examples! 

      For another example, see A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies by Bartolomé de las Casas

      Use Tiger to find books & more at Colorado College

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      Tiger, the CC library catalog, will tell you what we own (books, DVDs, CDs, etc.) or subscribe to (journals, databases, etc.) at Colorado College. It will not help you find articles in journals.

      Use Prospector to request books & more from across Colorado

      If you can't find a book, DVD, CD, or other item you need in Tiger, you can use Prospector to search libraries across Colorado and then request that they be sent to the Tutt Library circulation desk for you to check out here.

      Google for Keywords

      Search Google to find keywords related to your topic.

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