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Anthropology Resources: Mesoamerica, Latin America & the Caribbean: Find Books at Yale

Resources for the study of anthropology and archaeology in Latin America, Mesoamerica & the Cariibean



The Handbooks

How to Find Books at Yale University Library

  • Orbis - Yale University Library Catalog

Finding Books Outside of Yale University Library

Subject Headings

Search these terms in the SUBJECT or keyword fields in Orbis or Quicksearch, or use as keywords in database searches.


  • Indians of South America--Antiquities
  • [Name of specific tribe]
  • Archaeology--Latin America
  • Peru--Antiquities
  • Indians of Mexico--Agriculture
  • Indians of Central America--Economic conditions--Case studies
  • Nahuas--Cultural assimilation--Mexico
  • Codex Dresdensis Maya
  • La Venta Site (Mexico)
  • Excavations (Archaeology)--Peru--Ancash
  • Land settlement patterns--Ecuador
  • Nazca culture
  • Nazca pottery--Peru--Grande River Watershed