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Latin American Studies

Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias are often a good place to begin researching a topic. In addition to the information in the entries themselves, you wilsl often find brief lists of further books or articles to use for deeper research into your topic.

General Background Information on Countries

Here are a few databases that give good background information about countries of the world. Some of them have a focus on useful information for business travelers, but should still be useful for general information on countries.