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LAS 100: Introduction to Latin American Studies: Country Information

This guide is designed to point you to resources that will be useful as you gather information in order to create your online presentations that provide a comprehensive overview of the Latin American country you're researching.

Europa World Plus - South America, Central America and the Caribbean

South America, Central America and the Caribbean

This is an excellent place to start your research!  Choose the entry for your country, and then dig down into its history, geography, economy and much more.  Europa also has a tool that will create graphs of comparative statistics between your country, and others in the region.

The online version of the Europa World Year Book and the Europa Regional Surveys of the World series. The Yearbook covers political and economic information for more than 250 countries and territories, while the Surveys provide in-depth, expert analysis at the regional, sub-regional and country level.

Data & Statistics

Country Information

Search Primo for Books

To find both print and electronic books available in Collins Library about your country, use the dropdown menu in Primo to select "Collins" and then search for the name of your country, and a keyword, for example:

Chile and history

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