The Cold War in Latin America

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This is a class presentation for HIS 357: The Cold War in Latin America. It mainly focuses on research resources for Cold War in Latin America that are available at the University of Miami Libraries and also inludes other resources that are freely available online.

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The Cold War in Latin America

  1. 1. Chella Vaidyanathan History, Political Science, U.S. Govt./International Docs. Librarian University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL
  2. 2. For citing government documents, take a look at the  University of Memphis’ guide http://exlibris.memphis.edu/resource/unclesam/citeweb.h tml  Please also refer to the Style Manuals and Citation Tools if you have questions about the citation style that your professor recommended http://www.library.miami.edu/research/userguides/style manuals.html
  3. 3. To get started, try the following the subject terms in  IBISWEB, the catalog and in the databases Please remember that these only a few examples and you  should use those subject terms that pertain to your research topics Subject Terms:  Cuba – Foreign Relations – United States United States – Foreign Relations – Cuba United States – Foreign Relations – Latin America Pinochet Ugarte, Augusto
  4. 4. Declassified Documents Reference System (Post WWII  through the 1970s) Digital National Security Archive  New York Times: Historical Newspapers Online (1851-2000)  LexisNexis Congressional  Historical Abstracts (1450-present)  JSTOR  HAPI (Hispanic American Periodicals Index)  Digital Library of the Caribbean  Columbia International Affairs Online 
  5. 5. GPO Access – http://www.gpoaccess.gov/index.html  USA.gov (arranged by topic) –  http://www.usa.gov/index.shtml Declassified State Department and Other Agency Documents  – http://foia.state.gov/SearchColls/CollsSearch.asp Foreign Relations of the United States –  http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/frus/ Foreign Relations of the United States (UW Madison, 1860-  1960) – http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/FRUS/ The National Security Archive –  http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/index.html Central Intelligence Agency – https://www.cia.gov/ 
  6. 6. Brazilian Government Document Digitization Project –  http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=4&l2=18&l3=33 Economic Commission for Latin America The Caribbean –  http://www.eclac.org/default.asp?idioma=IN Inter-American Development Bank – http://www.iadb.org/  Organization of American States –  http://www.oas.org/main/english/ MERCOSUR – http://www.mercosur.int/msweb/  Castro Speech Database –  http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/cb/cuba/castro.html Association of Caribbean States – http://www.acs-aec.org/ 
  7. 7. Digital Collection of Mexican and Argentine Presidential  Messages – http://lanic.utexas.edu/project/arl/pm/sample2/ Latin American and Caribbean Govt. Documents Project  (Cornell University) – http://www.library.cornell.edu/colldev/ladocshome.html Latin American Government Documents Archive –  http://lanic.utexas.edu/project/archives/lagda/browse/index. html Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC) –  http://lanic.utexas.edu/ Political Database of the Americas (Georgetown University)  – http://pdba.georgetown.edu/
  8. 8. Cold War International History Project –  http://www.wilsoncenter.org/index.cfm?topic_id=1409&fus eaction=va2.browse&sort=Collection&item=The%20Cold%2 0War%20in%20Latin%20America The Chairman Smiles: Cuban Posters –  http://www.iisg.nl/exhibitions/chairman/cubintro.php Historicizing the Living Past in Latin America –  http://www.historizarelpasadovivo.cl/en_contenido.html Latin American Open Archives Portal –  http://lanic.utexas.edu/project/laoap/ Oxford Latin American Economic History Database  (OxLAD) – http://oxlad.qeh.ox.ac.uk/

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