Format: Some Abstracts
Coverage Dates: 1936 - Present
Description: The Handbook is a scholarly bibliography on Latin America covering works dating back to 1935, in Spanish, English, and Portuguese. "Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities."
Works reviewed include books, journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers in the disciplines of Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Economics, Ethnohistory, Ethnology, Geography, Government and Politics, History, International Relations, Literature, Music, Philosophy, and Sociology. Starting with volume 54, HLAS also includes a section on electronic resources for Latin American studies. Earlier volumes also include disciplines such as Cartography, Film, Folklore, Law and others.