Try searching the Library catalog by keywords.
1). Start at the Library catalog's "Advanced Search" screen.
(From the Library homepage, click on the "Books" tab, and then the "Find Books and More in the Library Catalog" link. A tab for "Advanced Search will be available.)
2). Combine up to three words or terms that describe your topic. Make sure each term or phrase is in a separate box.
People: "Salvador Allende" women Incas "Toussaint L'Ouverture"
Places: "Port Royal" Brazil Carribbean "Andes Mountains"
Movements: "agrarian transformation" "coffee trade" "revolutions" "communism"
3). Keep the type of search "Keyword" in each line.
4). Click the search button.
Browse the shelves on the Library’s third level to find hard copies of books.
See the entire Library of Congress Call Number Outline for Latin America and South America for a more detailed listing.