This guide is intended to provide a starting point for finding books, articles, and primary sources on topics related to Mexican American history since 1848.
This guide is not comprehensive; it does not list all of the resources on this topic or in related disciplines owned by the Library or available on the Internet. This guide serves merely as a starting point for research.
Search a selection of print and electronic encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other Reference books.
An excellent way to discover additional resources is to browse for books in relevant call number ranges.
E184 .M5 - United States, Elements in the population, Mexicans
KF4757.5 .M4 - U.S., Constitutional law, Individual & state, Civil & political rights & liberties,...,Mexican Americans
PE3102 .M4 - English philology & language, Linguistic geography dialects etc.,...,Mexican Americans
BR563 .M49 - Christianity, History,...,U.S., Mexican Americans
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