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SPA 321: Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay: Books

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Reference books are good to find background information on a topic. Some examples are:

Enciclopedia Hispanica -- This is the Spanish version of the Encyclopedia Britannica
Call Number: Ref. 036 E56B

Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre -- Grolier's Spanish language encyclopedia
Call Number: Ref 036 N964 1999

The Dictionary of Art (34 volulmes)
Call Number: Ref 703 D554 1996

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (29 volumes)
Call Number: Ref 780 G883n2 2001

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: South America, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
Call Number: Ref 780.9 G233 v.2

Latin American Writers (3 volumes + a supplement)
Call Number: 860.9 L357

South America, Central America, and the Caribbean (published by Europa)
Call Number: Ref 918 S7261 2003

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