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Library Research Guide for Latino Studies: Dictionaries


Dictionary of Latin American Racial and Ethnic Terminology
Thomas M. Stephens
Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1999
Olin Library Stacks GN 562 .S74x 1999

"A major contribution to the understanding of historical and contemporary concepts of race and ethnicity in Latin America and, to a certain extent, in the United States." —Ethnic Studies

"Essential for any library that has Hispanic patrons or users who read or listen to even a smattering of Spanish: in today’s multicultural environment, almost every academic library should own this book." —Choice

Dictionary of Chicano Folklore
Rafaela G. Castro
Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2000
Olin Library Stacks GR 111 .M49 C37x 2000

Hispanic First Names: A Comprehensive Dictionary of 250 Years of Mexican-American Usage
compiled by Richard D. Woods
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1984
Olin Library Stacks and Library Annex CS 2375 .U6 W89

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