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Latin America & Canada 1850-1935


   Latin America
   South America
   Central America

Latin America

Anderson-Imbert, Enrique, Spanish American Literature: A History, Volume 2 tr. John V. Falconieri. Detroit, 1969.
Borzoi Anthology of Latin American Literature, Volume 1 ed. Emir Rodriguez Monegal. New York, 1977.
Cambridge Encyclopedia of Latin America and the Caribbean ed. Simon Collier et al. Cambridge, 1992.
Cambridge History of Latin America, The, Volume III From Independence to c. 1870 ed. Leslie Bethell. Cambridge, 1985.
Cambridge History of Latin America, The, Volume IV c. 1870 to 1930 ed. Leslie Bethell. Cambridge, 1986.
Cambridge History of Latin America, The, Volume V c. 1870 to 1930 ed. Leslie Bethell. Cambridge, 1986.
Cambridge History of Latin America, The, Volume VII Latin America since 1930 Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean ed. Leslie Bethell. Cambridge, 1990.
Cambridge History of Latin America, The, Volume VIII Latin America since 1930 Spanish South America ed. Leslie Bethall. Cambridge, 1991.
Crow, John A., The Epic of Latin America. Berkeley, 1980.
Eakin, Marshall C., The History of Latin America: Collision of Cultures. New York, 2007.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 30 volumes. Chicago, 1975.
Fagg, John Edwin, Latin America: A General History. London, 1963.
Galeano, Eduardo, Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent. tr. Cedric Belfrage. New York, 1973.
Henriquez-Ureña, Pedro, Literary Currents in Hispanic America. Cambridge, 1945.
Herring, Hubert, A History of Latin America. New York, 1972.
History of Latin American Civilization, 2 volumes ed. Lewis Hanke. Boston, 1973, 1967.
Human Tradition in Latin America, The: The Nineteenth Century ed. Judith Ewell and William H. Beezley. Wilmington, 1989.
Krauze, Enrique, Redeemers: Ideas and Power in Latin America. New York, 2011.
Latin American Civilization: History and Society, 1492 to the Present ed. Benjamin Keen. Boulder, 1986.
Outline History of Spanish American Literature, An ed. John E. Englekird et al. New York, 1980.
Politics of Antipolitics, The: The Military in Latin America ed. Brian Loveman and Thomas M. Davies, Jr. Wilmington,1997.
Schurz, William Lytle, This New World: The Civilization of Latin America. New York, 1964.
Ureña, Pedro Henriquez, A Concise History of Latin American Culture. New York, 1947.
Voyages and Travels: Ancient and Modern ed. Charles W. Eliot. New York, 1910.
Williamson, Edwin, The Penguin History of Latin America. London, 1992.

South America

Alexander, Robert J., Bolivia: Past, Present, and Future of Its Politics. New York, 1982.
Barman, Roderick J., Citizen Emperor: Pedro II and the Making of Brazil, 1825-91. Stanford, 1999.
Barton, Robert, A Short History of the Republic: Being an Account of all that has taken place in Upper Peru from Earliest Time to the Present. La Paz, 1968.
Bello, José Maria, A History of Modern Brazil 1889-1964 tr. James L. Taylor. Stanford, 1966.
Bolivia Reader, The: History, Culture, Politics ed. Sinclair Thomson et al. Durham, 2018.
Brazil Empire and Republic 1822-1930 ed. Leslie Bethell. Cambridge, 1989.
Brazil Reader, The: History, Culture, Politics ed. Robert M. Levine and John J. Crocitti. Durham, 1999.
Bunkley, Allison Williams, The Life of Sarmiento. Princeton, 1952.
Burns, E. Bradford, A History of Brazil. New York, 1970.
Bushnell, David, The Making of Modern Colombia. Berkeley, 1993.
Century of Brazilian History Since 1865, A ed. Richard Graham. New York, 1969.
Chile Since Independence ed. Leslie Bethell. Cambridge, 1993.
Collier, Simon,  and William F. Sater, A History of Chile, 1808-2002. Cambridge, 2004.
Collier, Simon, Chile: The Making of a Republic, 1830-1865: Politics and Ideas. Cambridge, 2003.
Corkill, David and David Cubitt, Ecuador: Fragile Democracy. London, 1988.
Costa, Emilia Viotti da, The Brazilian Empire: Myths & Histories. Chapel Hill, 2000.
Daly Vere T., A Short History of the Guyanese People. London, 1975.
Dobyns, Henry F. and Paul L. Doherty, Peru: A Cultural History. New York, 1976.
Documentary History of Brazil, A ed. E. Bradford Burns. New York, 1966.
Ecuador: a Country Study. Washington, 1991.
Ecuador Reader, The: History, Culture, Politics ed. Carlos de la Torre and Steve Struffler. Durham,
Ewell, Judith, Venezuela: A Century of Change. Stanford, 1984.
Ewell, Judith, Venezuela and the United States: From Monroe’s Hemisphere to Petroleum’s Empire. Athens, 1996.
Fausto, Boris, A Concise History of Brazil tr. Arthur Brakel. Cambridge, 1999.
Fitzgibbon, Russell H., Uruguay: Portrait of a Democracy. New Brunswick, 1954.
Freyre, Gilberto, The Mansions and the Shanties: The Making of Modern Brazil tr. Harriet de Onis. New York, 1963.
Galdames, Luis, A History of Chile tr. Isaac Joslin Cox. Chapel Hill, 1941.
Goslinga, Cornelis Ch., A Short History of the Netherlands Antilles and Surinam. The Hague, 1979.
Hemming, John, Amazon Frontier: The Defeat of the Brazilian Indians. Cambridge, 1987.
Henderson, James D., Modernization of Colombia: The Laureano Gómez Years, 1889-1965. Gainesville, 2001.
Henao, Jesus Maria, History of Colombia tr. J. Fred Rippy. Chapel Hill, 1938.
Kirkpatrick, F. A., A History of the Argentine Republic. Cambridge, 1931.
Klein, Herbert S., Bolivia: The Evolution of a Multi-ethnic Society. New York, 1992.
Klein, Herbert S., A Concise History of Bolivia. Cambridge, 2011.
LaRose, Michael J. and German R. Mejia. Colombia: A Precise Contemporary History. Lanham, 2012.
Levene, Ricardo, A History of Argentina tr. William Spence Robertson. Chapel Hill, 1937.
Lewis, Colin M., Argentina: A Short History. Oxford, 2002.
Lewis, Daniel K., The History of Argentina. Westport, 2001.
Lewis, Paul, Political Parties and Generations in Paraguay’s Liberal Era, 1869-1940. Chapel Hill, 1993.
Lindahl, Goran G., Uruguay’s New Path: A Study in Politics During the First Collegiado, 1919-33. Stockholm, 1962.
Linke, Lilo, Ecuador: Country of Contrasts. London, 1960.
Lombardi, John V., Venezuela: The Search for Order, the Dream of Progress. New York, 1982.
Loveman, Brian, Chile: The Legacy of Hispanic Capitalism. New York, 2001.
Morales, Waltraud Q., A Brief History of Bolivia. New York, 2010.
Moron, Guillermo, A History of Venezuela tr. John Street. London, 1964.
Palacios, Marco, Between Legitimacy and Violence: A History of Colombia, 1875-2002. Durham, 2006.
Pike, Fredrick B., The Modern History of Peru. New York, 1967.
Rector, John L., The History of Chile. New York, 2003.
Rippy, J. Fred et al, Argentina, Brazil and Chile Since Independence. New York, 1935.
Region and Nation: Politics, Economics, and Society in Twentieth-Century Argentina ed. James P. Brennan and Ofelia Pianetto. New York, 2000.
Rock, David, Argentina 1516-1987: From Spanish Colonization to Alfonsin. Berkeley, 1987.
Rock, David, Authoritarian Argentina: The Nationalist Movement, Its History and Its Impact. Berkeley, 1993.
Rock, David, Politics in Argentina 1890-1930: The Rise and Fall of Radicalism. London, 1975.
Rodway, James, Guiana: British, Dutch, and French. New York, 1912.
Safford, Frank and Marco Palacios. Colombia: Fragmented Land, Divided Society. New York, 2002.
Sarmiento Anthology, A tr. Stuart Edgar Grummon ed. Allison Williams Bunkley. Princeton, 1948.
Sarmiento, Domingo F., Life in the Argentine Republic in the Days of the Tyrants tr. Mrs. Horace Mann. New York, 1868.
Schneider, Ronald M., “Order and Progress” A Political History of Brazil. Boulder, 1991.
Scobie, James R., Argentina: A City and a Nation. New York, 1971.
Shumway, Nicolas, The Invention of Argentina. Berkeley, 1991.
Skidmore, Thomas E., Brazil: Five Centuries of Change. New York, 1999.
Smith, Joseph, A History of Brazil, 1500-2000 Politics, economy, society, diplomacy. London, 2002.
Spindler, Frank MacDonald, Nineteenth Century Ecuador: A Historical Introduction. Fairfax, 1987.
Tarver, H. Michael and Julia C. Frederick, The History of Venezuela. Westport, 2005.
Uruguay: a Country Study ed. Rex A. Hudson and Sandra W. Meditz. Washington, 1992.
Vanger, Milton I., José Batlle y Ordoñez of Uruguay: The Creator of His Times 1902-1907. Ann Arbor, 1980.
Vanger, Milton I., The Model Country: José Batlle y Ordoñez of Uruguay 1907-1915. Hanover, 1980.
Vanger, Milton I., Uruguay’s José Batlle y Ordonez: The Determined Visionary, 1915-1917. Boulder, 2010.
Warren, Harris Gaylord, Paraguay: An Informal History. Norman, 1949.
Warren, Harris Gaylord, Paraguay and the Triple Alliance: The Postwar Decade, 1869-1878. Austin, 1978.
Warren, Harris Gaylord, Rebirth of the Paraguayan Republic: The First Colorado Era, 1878-1904. Pittsburgh, 1985.
Washburn, Charles A., The History of Paraguay, Volume 1. Boston, 1871.
Werlich, David P., Peru: A Short History. London, 1978.
Williams, John Roy, The Rise and Fall of the Paraguayan Republic, 1800-1870. Austin, 1979.


Ayala, César J. and Rafael Bernabe, Puerto Rico in the American Century: A History Since 1898. Chapel Hill, 2007.
Burns, Alan, History of the British West Indies. London, 1954.
Carrión, Arturo Morales, Puerto Rico: A Political and Cultural History. New York, 1983.
Cudjoe, Selwyn R., Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation. Jackson, 2009.
Dietz, James L., Economic History of Puerto Rico: Institutional Change and Capitalist Development. Princeton, 1986.
Ferrer, Ada, Cuba: An American History. New York, 2021.
Foner, Philip S., A History of Cuba and its relations with the United States. Volume 2 1845-1895 From the Era of Annexationism to the Outbreak of the Second War of Independence. New York, 1963.
Gott, Richard, Cuba: A New History. New Haven, 2004.
Heinl, Robert Debs Jr. and Nancy Gordon Heinl, Written in Blood: The Story of the Haitian People 1492-1971. Boston, 1978.
Higman, B. W., A Concise History of the Caribbean. Cambridge, 2011.
Hollett, David, Passage from India to El Dorado: Guyana and the Great Migration. Cranbury, 1999.
Lai, Walton Look, Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar: Chinese and Indian Migrants to the British West Indies, 1838-1918. Baltimore, 1993.
Parry, J. H. et al, A Short History of the West Indies. New York, 1987.
Pons, Frank Moya, The Dominican Republic: A National History. Princeton, 2010.
Roberts, W.  Adolphe, The Caribbean. Indianapolis, 1940.
Thomas, Hugh, Cuba or The Pursuit of Freedom. New York, 1971.
Wagenheim, Olga Jimenez de, Puerto Rico: An Interpretive History from Pre-Columbian Times to 1900. Princeton, 1998.
Williams, Eric, From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean 1492-1969. New York, 1970.

Central America

Bancroft, Hubert Howe, History of Central America, Volume 3. San Francisco, 1886-1887.
Butler, Major General Smedley D., War Is a Racket. London, 2011.
Caiger, Stephen L., British Honduras: Past and Present. London, 1951.
Ching, Erik, Authoritarian El Salvador: Politics and the Origins of the Military Regimes, 1880-1940. Notre Dame, 2014.
Christian, Shirley, Nicaragua: Revolution in the Family. New York, 1986.
Costa Rica Reader, The ed. Marc Edelman and Joanne Kenen. New York, 1989.
Costa Rica Reader, The: History, Culture, Politics ed. Steven Palmer and Ivan Molina. Durham, 2004.
Dobson, Narda, A History of Belize. London, 1973.
Dodd, Thomas J., Tiburcio Carias: Portrait of a Honduran Political Leader. Baton Rouge, 2005.
Dosal, Paul J., Doing Business with the Dictators: A Political History of United Fruit in Guatemala 1899-1944. Wilmington, 1993.
Dosal, Paul J., Power in Transition: The Rise of Guatemala’s Industrial Oligarchy, 1871-1994. Westport, 1995.
Euraque, Darío A., Reinterpreting the Region and State in Banana Republic Honduras, 1870-1972. Chapel Hill, 1996.
Gobat, Michel, Confronting the American Dream: Nicaragua Under U.S. Imperial Rule. Durham, 2005.
Gould, Jeffrey L. and Aldo Laura-Santiago, To Rise in Darkness: Revolution, Repression, and Memory in El Salvador, 1920-1932. Durham, 2008.
Grieb, Kenneth J., Guatemala Caudillo: The Regime of Jorge Ubico Guatemala 1931-1944. Athens,1979.
Guatemalan Indians and the State: 1540 to 1988 ed. Carol A. Smith. Austin, 1990.
Gudmundson, Lowell and Héctor Lindo-Fuentes, Central America 1821-1871: Liberalism before Liberal Reform. Tuscaloosa, 1995.
Holden, Robert H., Armies Without Nations: Public Violence and State Formation in Central America, 1821-1960. New York, 2004.
Honduras: Portrait of a Captive Nation ed. Nancy Peckenham and Annie Street. New York, 1985.
Howarth, David, Panama: Four Hundred Years of Dreams and Cruelty. New York, 1966.
Humphreys, R. A., The Diplomatic History of British Honduras 1638-1901. London, 1961.
Immerman, Richard H., The CIA in Guatemala: The Foreign Policy of Intervention. Austin, 1982.
Landscapes of Struggle: Politics, Society, and Community in El Salvador ed. Aldo Lauria-Santiago and Leigh Binford. Pittsburgh, 2004.
Lindo-Fuentes, Héctor, Weak Foundations: The Economy of El Salvador in the Nineteenth Century. Berkeley, 1990.
Macaulay, Neill, The Sandino Affair. Chicago, 1967.
McCain, William D., The United States and the Republic of Panama. Durham, 1937.
Millett, Richard, Guardians of the Dynasty. Maryknoll, 1977.
Niemeier, Jean Gilbreath, The Panama Story. Portland, 1968.
Parkman, Patricia, Nonviolent Insurrection in El Salvador: The Fall of Maximiliano Hernandez Martinez. Tucson, 1988.
Pearcy, Thomas L., We Answer Only to God: Politics and the Military in Panama, 1903-1947. Albuquerque, 1998.
Peck, Anne Merriman, The Pageant of Central America. New York, 1947.
Perrez-Brignoli, Hector, A Brief History of Central America. Berkeley, 1989.
Rankin, Monica A., The History of Costa Rica. Santa Barbara, 2012.
Sandino: The Testimony of a Nicaraguan Patriot 1921-1934 ed. Sergio Ramirez, tr. Robert Edgar Conrad. Princeton, 1990.
Smith, Hazel, Nicaragua: Self-determination and Survival. Boulder, 1993.
Sullivan-Gonzalez, Douglass, Piety, Power, and Politics: Religion and Nation Formation in Guatemala 1821-1871. Pittsburgh, 1998.
Woodward, Ralph Lee Jr., Rafael Carrera and the Emergence of the Republic of Guatemala, 1821-1871. Athens, 1993.
Woodward, Ralph Lee Jr., A Short History of Guatemala. La Antigua, 2008.


Ashford, Gerald, Spanish Texas: Yesterday and Today. Austin, 1971.
Azuela, Mariano, The Underdogs: A Novel of the Mexican Revolution. New York, 1962.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, History of California, Volume 7. Santa Barbara, 1970.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, History of Mexico, Volume 6. San Francisco, 1885-1888.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, History of the North Mexican States and Texas, Volume 2. San Francisco, 1884, 1889.
Beck, Warren A., New Mexico: A History of Four Centuries. Norman, 1962.
Calderon de la Barca, Frances, Life in Mexico. Garden City, 1842.
Cockcroft, James D., Intellectual Precursors of the Mexican Revolution 1900-1913. Austin, 1968.
Cumberland, Charles Curtis, Mexican Revolution: Genesis under Madero. Austin, 1952.
Dulles, John W. F., Yesterday in Mexico: A Chronicle of the Revolution 1919-1936. Austin, 1961.
Fowler, Will, Forceful Negotiations: The Origins of the Pronunciamiento in Nineteenth-Century Mexico. Lincoln, 2010.
Hamnett, Brian, Juarez. London, 1994.
Harding, Bertita, Phantom Crown. Mexico City, 1953.
Hart, John Mason, Revolutionary Mexico: The Coming and Process of the Mexican Revolution. Berkeley, 1987.
Haslip, Joan, The Crown of Mexico: Maximilian and His Empress Carlota. New York, 1971.
Johnson, William Weber, Heroic Mexico: The Narrative History of a Twentieth-Century Revolution. Garden City, 1968.
Joseph, G. M., Revolution from Without: Yucatan, Mexico, and the United States 1880-1924. Durham, 1988.
Knight, Alan, The Mexican Revolution, Volume 1 Porfirians, Liberals and Peasants. Cambridge, 1986.
Knight, Alan, The Mexican Revolution, Volume 2 Counter-revolution and reconstruction. Cambridge, 1986.
Krauze, Enrique, Mexico: Biography of Power: A History of Modern Mexico 1810-1996. New York, 1997.
Meyer, Michael C. and William L. Sherman, The Course of Mexican History. New York, 1995.
Oxford History of Mexico, The ed. Michael C. Meyer and William H. Beezley. Oxford, 2000.
Parkes, Henry Bamford, A History of Mexico. Boston, 1969.
Peña, Carlos Gonzalez, History of Mexican Literature tr. Gusta Barfield Nance and Florene Johnson Dunstan. Dallas, 1968.
Quirk, Robert E., The Mexican Revolution 1914-1915: The Convention of Aguascalientes. New York, 1960.
Ramos, Samuel, Profile of Man and Culture in Mexico tr. Peter G. Earle. New York, 1962.
Revolution in Mexico: Years of Upheaval, 1910-1940 ed. James W. Wilkie and Albert L. Michaels. New York, 1969.
Ruiz, Ramon Eduardo, Triumphs and Tragedy: A History of the Mexican People. New York, 1992.
Scheina, Robert L., Santa Anna: A Curse upon Mexico. Washington, 2002.
Smith, Bradley, Mexico: A History in Art. Garden City, 1968.
Spicer, Edward H., Cycles of Conquest: The Impact of Spain, Mexico, and the United States on the Indians of the Southwest 1533-1960. Tucson, 1962.
Womack Jr., John, Zapata and the Mexican Revolution. New York, 1968.


Bancroft, Hubert Howe, History of British Columbia 1792-1887.  San Francisco, 1887.
Bothwell, Robert et al, Canada, 1900-1945. Toronto, 1987.
Bothwell, Robert, The Penguin History of Canada. Toronto, 2006.
Brebner, J. Bartlet, Canada: A Modern History. Ann Arbor, 1960.
Brown, Robert Craig and Ramsay Cook, Canada 1896-1921: A Nation Transformed. Toronto, 1974.
Burt, Alfred Leroy, A Short History of Canada for Americans. Minneapolis, 1944.
Canadian History in Documents, 1763-1966 ed. J. M. Bliss. Toronto, 1966.
Careless, J. M. S., The Union of the Canadas: The Growth of Canadian Institutions 1841-1857. Toronto, 1967.
Colonial British America: Essays in the New History of the Early Modern Era ed. Jack P. Greene and J. R. Pole. Baltimore, 1984.
Conrad, Margaret et al, Canada: A History. Toronto, 2013.
Creighton, Donald, A History of Canada: Dominion of the North. Cambridge, 1944.
Creighton, Donald, John A. Macdonald: The Old Chieftain. Boston, 1955.
Documenting Canada: A History of Modern Canada in Documents ed. Dave De Brou and Bill Waiser. Saskatoon, 1992.
Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 15: Northeast ed. Bruce G. Trigger. Washington, 1978.
Hutchison, Bruce, Mr. Prime Minister 1867-1964. New York, 1964.
Illustrated History of Canada, The ed. Craig Brown. Toronto, 2002.
Lanctot, Gustave, A History of Canada. Vol. 1-3. Cambridge, 1963-1965.
McNaught, Kenneth, The Pelican History of Canada. Middlesex, 1969.
Moogk, Peter N., La Nouvelle France: The Making of French Canada – A Cultural History. East Lansing, 2000.
Morton, W. L., The Critical Years: The Union of British North America 1857-73. London, 1964.
Morton, W. L., The Kingdom of Canada: A General History from Earliest Times. Indianapolis, 1963.
Neatby, H. Blair, William Lyon Mackenzie 1924-1932 The Lonely Heights. Toronto, 1970.
Neatby, H. Blair, William Lyon Mackenzie 1932-1939 The Prism of Unity. Toronto, 1976.
Pope, Joseph, Memoirs of the Right Honourable Sir John Alexander Macdonald, Volume II. New York, 1984.
Riendeau, Roger, A Brief History of Canada. 2007.
Schull, Joseph, Laurier: The First Canadian. New York, 1965.
Stanley, George F. G., Canada’s Soldiers: The Military History of an Unmilitary People. Toronto, 1974.
Thompson, John Herd and Allen Seager, Canada 1922-1939: Decades of Discord. Toronto, 1985.
Tracy, Frank Basil, Tercentenary History of Canada, Vol. 3. New York, 1913.
Waite, Peter B., Canada 1874-1896 Arduous Destiny. Toronto, 1970.

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Latin America & Canada to 1850

Brazil 1850-1935
Uruguay 1850-1935
Argentina 1850-1935
Paraguay 1850-1935 
Bolivia 1850-1935
Chile 1850-1935
Peru 1850-1935
Ecuador 1850-1935
Colombia 1850-1935
Venezuela & Guianas 1850-1935
Haiti & Dominican Republic 1850-1935
Cuba 1850-1935
Puerto Rico 1850-1935
Panama 1850-1935
Costa Rica 1850-1935
Nicaragua 1850-1935
El Salvador 1850-1935
Honduras 1850-1935
Guatemala 1850-1935
Mexico 1850-1935
Canada 1850-1935

Chronology of Latin America to 1935
Chronology of Canada to 1935
Chronology of North & South America to 1786
Chronology of North & South America 1787-1844
Chronology of North & South America 1845-1896
Chronology of United States to 1896
World Chronology to 1830


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