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Spanish 460: Drawing the Line: The Mexico-U.S. Frontera and its Stories: Finding Books

This guide is designed to assist students in Professor Hartfield-Mendez's Spring 2018 Course with their research

Locating Books at Emory

  DiscoverE, Emory libraries' new way to find library resources.

  Look at the subject headings attached to the results of this search and Browse on them.

"Hispanic" and "Latino" are frequently used in literature describing native Spanish-speaking populations in the United States. Here are examples of Library of Congress subject headings that indicate differences in those groups:

  • Hispanic Americans
  • Cuban Americans
  • Mexican Americans

These subject headings generally refer to U.S. citizens descended from particular regions or countries.

Use the following Library of Congress subject headings to indicate more recently arrived Latin American citizens who are living and working in the United States:

  • Mexicans--Texas
  • Colombians--United States
  • Central Americans--Arizona

Here are some other subject headings that may be useful:

  • Mexico--Emigration and immigration
  • Southern States--Emigration and immigration
  • United States--Emigration and immigration
  • Adult education--country or region
  • Children's literature, Spanish, Mexican, Hispanic American, etc.
  • Citizenship--country or region
  • Education, Bilingual--country or region
  • Family violence--country or state
  • Gangs--country or state
  • Naturalization--country or region
  • Mexican American Border Region
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