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Reference Sources

-A great source for online maps.

For more on finding maps try the Maps and Atlases section of the General Reference Subject Guide

- includes:

Encyclopedia of the World's Nations and Cultures. (Ref 305 K965) New York: Facts On File, 2007.

Presents political and economic information on countries and territories as well as...

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Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. (Ref 780.9 N387) New York: Garland, 1997.

Greenwood Encyclopedia of Women's Issues Worldwide. (Ref 305.42 W171) Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2003.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Folklore and Folklife. (Ref. 398.03 C591) Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2007.

Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices. (Ref 203 M495) Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2002.

World Guide. 11th Ed. (Ref 305 In7) Oxford: New Internationalist, 2007.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life. (Ref 301.03 G135) Detroit: Gale, 1998.

Andean South America

For the purposes of this page, Andean South America is defined as the countries and cultures of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia.

Reference Sources:

Cambridge Encyclopedia of Latin America and the Caribbean. (Ref 980.003 C690a) Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1992. 

Cambridge History of Latin America. Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1984-

The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas. Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1996-2000

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture.  Detroit: Gale/Cengage, 2008.

Handbook of South American Indians(Ref 970.8 St48) Washington, DC: USGPO, 1946-59

Pop Culture Latin America!: Media, Arts, and Lifestyle. (Ref 309.18 Sh27) Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2005.

Journal Articles

The Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI) is your source for over 275,000 journal article...

 Web Sites

LANIC - From the University of Texas, a rich source of informationon Latin America.

Australia

Reference Sources

Australian People: An Encyclopedia of the Nation, Its People and Their Origins. (Ref 994 J972) Cambridge, Cambridge University, 2001.

Australians (Oversize Ref 994 Au78) Broadway, N.S.W., Australia: Fairfax, Syme and Weldon, 1987.

Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Asia and Oceania. New York: Facts On File, 2009.

Web Sites

Aboriginal Studies WWW Virtual Library

Center for World Indigenous Studies - Research on indigenous societies worldwide. Includes a link to the WWW Virtual Library: Indigenous studies.

China

Reference Sources

Berkshire Encyclopedia of China: Modern and Historic Views of the World's Newest and Oldest Global Power. (Ref 951.003 C421) Great Barrington, MA : Berkshire, 2009

The Cambridge History of China. Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1978-2009.

China: A Provincial Atlas. (Ref Oversize 912.51 H859) New York: Macmillan, 1995.

China Today: An Encyclopedia of Life in the People's Republic. (951.003 L973) 2 vols. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2005.

New Cultural Atlas of China. (Ref 911.51 C776) New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2010.

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture. (Ref 309.151 D292) London: Routledge, 2009.

Encyclopedia of Modern China. Farmington Hills, MI: Charles Scribner's Sons/Gale Cengage Learning, 2009.

Pop Culture China!:  Media, Arts, and Lifestyle. (Ref 309.151 L346) Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2007.

Web Sites

China.Org.Cn - News and information from this "authorized government portal site to China  published under the auspices of the China International Publishing Group and the State Council Information Office in Beijing."

Internet Guide for Chinese Studies: The China WWW Virtual Library

Central America

For the purposes of this page, Central America is defined as the countries and cultures of Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.

Reference Sources

Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America: An Encyclopedia. (Ref 970.42 EV16) New York: Garland, 2001.

Cambridge Encyclopedia of Latin America and the Caribbean. (Ref 980.003 C690a) Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1992.

Cambridge History of Latin America. Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1984-

The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas. Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1996-2000

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Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya: An Illustrated Dictionary of Mesoamerican Religion. (Ref 970.3 M451mm) New York: Thames and Hudson, 1993.

Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World. (Ref 970.3 M451fo) New York: Facts on File, 2002.

Handbook of Mesoamerican Mythology. (Ref 970.1 R220) Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2000.

Handbook of Middle American Indians. (Ref 970.42 W354) Austin, TX: University of Texas, 1964-.

Hispanic Culture of Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. (Ref 972 St24) Detroit, MI: Gale, 1996.

Indians of Central and South America: An Ethnohistorical Dictionary. (Ref 970.42 OL8) New York: Greenwood, 1991.

Journal Articles

The Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI) is your source for over 275,000 journal article...

Web Sites

Center for World Indigenous Studies - Research on indigenous societies worldwide. Includes a link to the WWW Virtual Library: Indigenous studies.

LANIC Central American Resources - From the University of Texas, a rich source of informationon Latin America.

Europe

Reference Sources

Ancient Europe 8000 B.C.--A.D. 1000: Encyclopedia of the Barbarian World. New York : Thompson/Gale, 2004.

Eastern Europe : An Introduction to the People, Lands, and Culture. (Ref 947 F940) Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2005.

Ethnic Groups of Europe: An Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2011.

The SAGE Handbook of European Studies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2009.

Web Sites

ECOMER: European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations: From Utrecht University. Encourages, supports and promotes comparative research in the fields of international migration and ethnic relations within the European context.  Includes links to research publications.

Europeana - A digital repository focused on European heritage

Society for the Anthropology of Europe: A section of the American Anthropological Association.  Click on European Anthropology links.

Southeast Asia

For the purposes of this page, Southeast Asia is defined as the countries and cultures of Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, the Philippines, Indonesia, and East Timor.

Reference Sources

Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Asia and Oceania. New York: Facts On File, 2009.

Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History - Available online through ebrary.

Historical Dictionary of Cambodia. (Ref 959.6 C812) Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2003.

Laos: Society and Culture. Petaluma, CA: World Trade Press, 2010.  

Myanmar: Society and Culture. Petaluma, CA: World Trade Press, 2010. 

Southeast Asia : A Historical Encyclopedia from Angkor Wat to East Timor. (Ref. 959 Oo9) Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2004

Thailand : Society and Culture. Available online through ebrary.

Web Sites

Center for Southeast Asia Studies - From UC Berkeley. Click on Resources/Internet for a list of internet resources on Southeast Asia. Includes links to english language news sities from various countries in Southeast Asia.

East and Southeast Asia: Annotated Internet Resource Guide - From University of Oregon. An annotated collection of links relating to Southeast Asia.

Citing Sources

The accepted citation style for archaeology is the American Anthropological Association (AAA) Style. For help citing use the American Anthropological Association Style Guide

American Anthropological Association (AAA) Guide from SMC

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