The Latin American and Caribbean reference collection at
the Green Library has recently received many key works. When processed
they can be found on the
2nd floor of the Green Library in the Reference Department.
FIU catalog for availability and call number.
These works include:
- Diccionario Enciclopedico de las Letras de America Latina,
3 vol., 1995. Organized like a dictionary, it covers Latin American
authors, books, periodicals and genres.
- Enciclopedia Dominicana, 8 vol., 5th ed., 1999.
The most thorough and complete work of its kind available. Coverage of
history, geography, biography, culture, art, literature, politics.
Vol. 8 is a poetry anthology.
- Encyclopedia of Latin American and Caribbean Art
/ Jane Turner (ed.), 1999. Covers the arts and culture of every country in
Latin America and the Caribbean, from the European conquest to the present
day. Includes biographies and over 500 illustrations.
- Encyclopedia of Mexico: History, Society and Culture
/ Michael Werner (ed.), 2 vol., 1997. Over 600 entries presenting an overview of the
specific events and broad processess of Mexican history, society and culture from
ancient civilizations to the present day. Voted the "Best Reference Source" by
- Gran Enciclopedia de Colombia /
Jorge Orlando Melo (ed.), 11 vol., 1991-1994. Covers all areas of
Colombian history, politics, society and culture.
- Guide to Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino-Made
Film and Video / Karen Ranucci and Julie Feldmen (eds.), 1998. Over
400 films and videos available in the United States with descriptions,
evaluations and suggestions on how to use the films in educational settings.
- Hispanic Firsts: 500 Years of Extraordinary
Achievement, Nicolas Kanellos, 1997. Chronicles 1,000
accomplishments related to labor, religion, business, the arts, sports,
science and technology, government, civil rights, etc.
- Latin America: A Directory and Sourcebook,
2d ed., 1998. Provides coverage of the major Latin American economies,
including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and
- Major Companies of Latin America and the
Caribbean / David Shave (ed.), 3d ed., 1998. A directory covering
over 9,000 companies including description of business activities, number of
employees, financial information for the past two years, principal shareholders,