Ronald H. Chilcote Collection on Latin America


Located in: Special Collections & University Archives

The collection contains material on the politics, economy, and history of Latin America, Portugal, and Portuguese-speaking Africa collected by Dr. Ronald H. Chilcote, Professor Emeritus of Economics at UC Riverside.

Highlights include:

  • Books and periodicals on leftist movements in Brazil
  • Approximately four thousand cordel, literary pamphlets of social poetry drawn from the singing and writing of troubadours)
  • Books, ephemera, and written and audio interviews, about Northeast Brazil, in particular its hinterland or sertão
  • Books and pamphlets on the Portuguese revolution of 1974-1975 and its aftermath, including audio interviews and transcripts with participants
  • Writings by and about the revolutionary, Amílcar Cabral
  • Pamphlets, leaflets, films, and newspaper clippings on covert and overt cases of intervention in Latin America
  • Books, audiocassettes, and videotapes on the Iran-Contra Affair (1985-1987)
Subject Areas
  • Arts & Humanities
  • Social Sciences
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