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La Raza Studies

This library guide provides resources for students of La Raza Studies, or anyone with an interest in the subject.

Welcome to the La Raza Studies guide!

At Contra Costa College the La Raza Studies department emphasizes comparative and trans-border study focusing on three major areas of study: historical study, contemporary social issues, and literature.Topics covered in this research guide cover these areas of coursework and include resources that support the department's goal to provide a holistic understanding of the Latinos/as and indigenous peoples' experience.

Aztec Dancer

Books: Look here for key books in this topic area (including print books on our shelves, and electronic books you can use from home). 

Quick catalog entry points: 

Articles: We've chosen a few key article databases for your topic area where you might find information in magazines, journals, and newspapers.

Media: Want to watch something on your topic? Check out our video databases.

Internet Sources: Finding a high quality website through Google can feel frustrating. We have some evaluation tips and ideas of where you might want to start.

Image of Mayan dancer shared via Creative Commons from flickr user mauromedinas