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Mexican studies reference sources

This is a list of the major Mexican reference works in the British Library. It is largely limited to material on open access in the British Library Reading Rooms and includes works in Spanish and in English. Major Latin and Spanish American works which have a Mexican section are noted. The shelfmark of each printed item is given at the end of every citation.

Art
Bibliographies
Biographies
Catalogues
Discographies
Encyclopaedias
History

Library resources
Literature
Music
Official publications
Periodicals
Politics

 

  Art

Kubler, George, The art and architecture of ancient America.
3rd (integrated) ed. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1984. (The Pelican history of art). Previous ed. 1975, bibliography pp525-542. Includes index.
HLR 709.8
 

 Bibliographies

Bibliografía mexicana.
México, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 1967-
HLR 015.72
 
García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, Bibliografía mexicana del siglo XVI.
Nueva edición por Agustín Millares Carlo, México, 1954. (Part of the "Biblioteca americana").
RAR 094.20972
 
Philip, George D.E., compiler. Mexico
Oxford: Clio Press, c1993. (World bibliographical series, vol. 48). Previous ed.: 1984, bibliog. p158-161. Includes indexes
HLR 972
 
Fernandez Esquivel, Rosa María, Las publicaciones oficiales de México: guía de publicaciones periódicas y seriadas, 1937-1967 .
México, 1967.
OPL 972.0043
 
A bibliography of Latin American bibliographies, compiled by Arthur E. Gropp ... an updating of the second edition, 1942; supplement.
Metuchen, N.J: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1968-93
HLR 980
 

 Biographies

Diccionario bio-bibliográfico de escritores contemporáneos de México, compilación de Josefina Lara Valdez
México D.F., Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, 1988
YA.1990.b.8850
 
Diccionario biográfico de México
Monterrey, N.L.: Editorial Revesa, 1968-
HLR 920.072
 
Diccionario Porrúa de historia, biografía y geografía de México . con un suplemento.
5a ed., corr. y aum. México: Porrúa, 1986.
HLR 972.003
 

 Catalogues

Stevens, Henry, F.S.A.., Catalogue of the American books in the library of the British Museum at Christmas, MDCCCLVI (Catalogue of the Canadian and other British North American books, etc- Catalogue of the Mexican and other Spanish American and West Indian Books, etc- Catalogue of the American Maps in the library of the British Museum etc.)
London: Whittingham, 1866
RAR 094.30973
 
Porrúa Hermanos y Cía,Catálogo de libros mexicanos o que tratan de América y de algunos otros impresos en Espana.
Mexico, 1949 (Bibliografía americana. No. 5)
HLR 972
 
Thomas, H., Short-title catalogues of Portuguese books and of Spanish-American books printed before 1601 now in the British Museum,
London: Bernard Quaritch Ltd, 1926
RAR 094.20946 BL
 

 

 Discographies

Sublette, Ned, A discography of Hispanic music in the Fine Arts Library of the University of New Mexico.
Westport: Greenwood Press, 1978
HUS 780.8960266074789
 

 Encyclopaedias

Diccionario Porrúa de historia, biografía y geografía de México . con un suplemento.
5a ed., corr. y aum. México: Porrúa, 1986. 3v.
HLR 972.003

Enciclopedia de México, director: José Rogelio Alvarez.
2nd ed. Ciudad de México: Companía Editora de la Enciclopedia de México, 1987. 14v.

HLR 972.003
 
Encyclopedia of Mexico, history, society, and culture, editor Michael S. Werner.
Chicago. London.: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997. 2v.
HLR 972.003
 

 History

Grajales, Gloria, Guía de documentos para la historia de México en archivos ingleses, siglo XIX.
Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 1969. (Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas. Serie: Guías. no. 1)
MSS 972
 
Briggs, Donald C., Historical dictionary of Mexico, by Donald C. Briggs and Marvin Alisky.
London: Metuchen. Scarecrow, 1981. (Latin American historical dictionaries. no. 21). Bibliog. pp237-259.
HLR 972.003
 
Diccionario Porrúa de historia, biografía y geografía de México . con un suplemento.
5a ed., corr. y aum. México: Porrúa, 1986. 3v.
HLR 972.003
 
Encyclopedia of Mexico, history, society, and culture, editor Michael S. Werner.
Chicago. London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997. 2v.
HLR 972.003
 

 Library resources

Latin American library resources in London, 5th ed., compiled by Institute of Latin American Studies.
London: Latin American Subject Sub-Committee, Library Resources Co-ordinating Committee, 1991.
HLR Enquiry Desk 026.98 (P)
 
Macdonald, Roger and Travis, Carole, Libraries and special collections on Latin America and the Caribbean, a directory of European resources, by Roger Macdonald and Carole Travis, 2nd ed., (University of London, Institute of Latin American Studies monographs. 0076-0846.14)
London: published for the Institute of Latin American Studies University of London [by] Athlone, 1988
OPL 980.0074
 

 Literature

Encyclopedia of Latin American literature, edited by Verity Smith
London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997
HLR 860.03; YC.1997.b.2533
 
Foster, David William, Mexican literature, a bibliography of secondary sources
2nd ed. Metuchen, N.J., 1992. London: Scarecrow Press, 1992. Previous ed: 1981. Includes index
HLR 860.9972
 
González Pena, Carlos, History of Mexican literature.
Revised ed. Dallas: University Press in Dallas, 1945
HLR 860.9972
 
Ocampo de Gómez, Aurora Maura, Diccionario de escritores mexicanos: panorama de la literatura mexicana por María del Carmen Millán.
Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Centro de Estudios Literarios, 1967.
HLR 860.9972
 
Cambridge history of Latin American literature, edited by Roberto González Echevarría and Enrique Pupo-Walker
Cambridge University Press, 1996. 3v.
HLR 860.998
 
Dictionary of Mexican literature, edited by Eladio Cortés
Westport: Greenwood Press, 1992. Includes bibliographical references (pp 737-749) and index
HLR 860.9972
 
The Penguin book of Latin American verse, edited by E. Caracciolo-Trejo ... with plain prose translations [by Tom Raworth and others], 1971 (The Penguin poets)
Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1971
HLR 861.008
 
Hoffman, Herbert H., Hoffman's index to poetry: European and Latin American poetry in anthologies.
London: Scarecrow Press, 1985
HLR 808.81
 
Modern Latin-American fiction writers, second series, edited by William Luis and Ann González (Dictionary of literary biography, v. 145, a Bruccoli Clark Layman book)
Detroit ; London: Gale Research, c1994
HLR 809
 
Flores, Angel, Spanish American authors, the twentieth century.
New York: Wilson, 1992
HLR 860.9868

 Music

Mayer-Serra, Otto, The present state of music in Mexico, El estado presente de la musica en Mexico.
Washington, D.C.: Pan-American Union, 1960. Spanish and English
HUS 780.972
 
Pena, Manuel H., The Texas-American conjunto, history of a working-class music.
Austin: University of Texas Press, c. 1985. (Mexican American monographs, no. 9).Bibliog. p [205] - 212, Discography: p. [213].
HUS 789.26872073.21
 

 Official publications

Costeloe, Michael P. (ed.), Mexico state papers, 1744-1843: a descriptive catalogue of the G.R.G. Conway collection in the Institute of Historical Research, University of London.
London: Athlone Press for the Institute of Latin American Studies, 1976. (Monographs. University of London. Institute of Latin American Studies 6). Includes index
OPL 972.0043
 
Ker, Annita Melville, Mexican Government Publications, A guide to the more important publications of the national government of Mexico, 1821-1936.
Washington, 1940.
OPL 972.0043
 

 Periodicals

Orozco Tenorio, José, Las publicaciones periódicas mexicanas.
Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, 1986.
HUR 011.340972
 

Hapi, Hispanic American periodicals index, editor Barbara G. Valk, associate editor Ana María Cobos.
Los Angeles: UCLA Latin American Center Publications, 1977-

 

HUR 011.34098
 
Catálogo general de publicaciones periódicas mexicanas.
México: Dirsa, 1983
HUR 011.340972
 

 Politics

Rossi, Ernest E. and Plano, Jack C., The Latin American political dictionary
Santa Barbara ; Oxford: ABC-Clio, c1980
OPL 320.98