CNN Cold War

1. Comrades

2. Iron Curtain

3. Marshall Plan

4. Berlin

5. Korea

6. Reds

7. After Stalin

8. Sputnik

9. The Wall

10. Cuba

11. Vietnam

12. Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD)

13. Make love not war

14. Red Spring

15. China

16. Détente

17. Good guys, bad guys

18. Backyard

19. Freeze

20. Soldiers of God

21. Spies

22. Star Wars

23. The wall comes down

24. Conclusions


Wilson Center Digital Archive

Dean Peter Krogh Foreign Affairs Digital Archives


Subject Search

Note that subject searching isn't always straigtforward. Try a KEYWORDS ANYWHERE search to find a few relevant titles, for example: argentina and dirty war.
Then click on the subject headings on those records to conduct a more comprehensive subject search.

Example of subject searches on the Argentina's dirty war:
Argentina - History - Dirty War, 1976-1983
Argentina - History - Dirty War, 1976-1983 - Religious aspects - Catholic Church
Argentina - Military policy - 20th century
Antisemitism - Argentina - History - 20th century
Church and state - Argentina - History - 20th century
Disappeared persons - Argentina - History
Fascism - Argentina - History - 20th century
Human rights - Argentina - History - 20th century
National socialism - Moral and ethical aspects - Argentina
Political culture - Argentina - History - 20th century
Political persecution - Argentina - History - 20th century
Political violence - Argentina - History - 20th century
State-sponsored terrorism - Argentina - History - 20th century
Terrorism - Argentina-- History

As you search in the online catalog, watch for the words "personal narratives," "diaries,"
"interviews," "correspondence," "pamphlets," and "sources" as part of the subject headings; these
may point you to published primary sources in the library collections.

You can also search for these words, for example, "el salvador" and "civil war" and ( sources or correspondence or diaries or interviews or pamphlets or personal narratives )

Other clues may be buried in the title, authorship, date of publication, etc


America: History and Life

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CQ Researcher

Credo Reference


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Google Scholar

International Newstream

JSTOR Arts and Science collection


Latin America and Iberia database


Military database

Military and Government collection

Oxford Reference online

Political Science database

Project Muse

Pro Quest

Pro Quest dissertations

Sage journals online

Wiley full collection

World Cat


When the mountains tremble (Guatemala)

Granito de arena: Cómo Atrapar a un Dictador (Rios Montt--Guatemala)

Professor Stephen Rabe on U.S. Interventions in Cold War Latin America

Gilbert Joseph: In from the Cold: Latin America's New Encounter with the Cold War

Screening of Documentary, "Argentina's Dirty War and the U.S. (1976-83)"

The U.S. and the Overthrow of the Chilean Government: A Declassified Dossier (2003)

Cuban Revolution (Fidel Castro Raul Castro Che Guevara)

'Harvest of Empire' Exposes the Reality of Immigration- Full Movie

ADST reader: Human Rights in Latin America

Dean Peter Krogh Foreign Affairs Digital Archives

Crisis in Central America : a conversation with Vernon Walters

Book review: Hal Brands: Latin America's Cold War

A century of revolution: insurgent and counter-insurgent violence during Latin America's long
Cold War: Cold War History: Vol 11, No 3

NSA Electronic Briefing Books: Latin America

Latin American Boom
Print in a doc

Google search term: CIA library electronic reading room

CIA library

LibWeb Library WWW Servers - World Libraries Online

Libraries in Latin America - LANIC

South America - National Library Catalogs - San José State University Library Research Guide

Syllabus: Cold War in Latina America
Professor Renata Keller (Boston University)

Ten Cold War Novels Worth Reading | Council on Foreign Relations

Cold War International History Project (Wilson Center)

Sources to check out:

Foreign Relations of the US (FRUS) documents online

FRUS search tips

APU databases (JSTOR, America: History and Life, etc.)
Get one good article for each country

Congressional Research Service reports

CIA material

National Security Archive material

Ideas from my underlining in books I've read

ADST vignettes

ADST-Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training

What's that command to search within a site
Use it for the ADST

ADST publications

ADST oral history interviews

ADST fascinating figures

ADST Cold War archives

ADST: US Diplomacy

New York Times topics page

BBC News Country Profiles

CIA World Factbook:
Open all
Government>>International Organization participation

Where is a list of what each acronym means?


Library of Congress Country Studies

The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources
Latin American and the Caribbean

Congressional Research Reports listing

GENERAL - Subscription Information

Foreign Affairs Customer Service

Subscribe to The Atlantic

Third World Traveler
[who are they?]

Killing Hope (William Blum)

Human Rights in Latin America (ADST)

Electronic Briefing Books: compilations of declassified documents
Expand section on Latin America

Office of the Historian: search screen

Ebooks - Office of the Historian

Inside the Company: CIA Diary: Philip Agee

CIA in South America | Geopolitical Monitor

Geopolitical News Analysis and Forecasting | Geopolitical Monitor

Central Intelligence Agency --LibGuides at Georgetown University

Virginia Garrard

About | Espionage History Archive

Cold War History journal

Bulletin of Latin American Research - Wiley Online Library

Google Scholar

Oxford Research Encyclopedia in American History

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

Oxford Bibliographies:

Oxford Bibliographies online
Do we have access to this database?

Reference Sources for Latin America--LibGuides at Yale University
It seems that I can access the Oxford Bibliographies using this libguide

US-Latin-American relations during the Cold War

Guerrilla Insurgencies in Latin America

Military Government in Latin America, 1959–1990 - Latin American Studies - Oxford Bibliographies

International Law and Wars of National Liberation - Oxford Bibliographies

Protestantism in Latin America - Latin American Studies - Oxford Bibliographies