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Country Profiles & Statistics
Click here to find basic information on any country including, language, government, industries, even "interesting facts." Login username: govmifflin password: mustangs
Reference material, biography & emphasis on news. For access from home, username: govmifflin password: mustangs
A greater emphasis on reference material, historical information and primary sources. For access from home, username: govmifflin password: mustangs
Food Culture in South America by
Publication Date: 2005-05-30
This volume tells the story of the South Americans and their history through a survey of their food culture.
Latino Folklore and Culture by
Publication Date: 2007-09-01
Presents a comprehensive study of Latino folklore, music, and the arts and its influence upon American society and culture.
Culture and Customs of Mexico by
Publication Date: 2004-04-30
Provides an overview of the history and culture of Mexico, featuring discussion of the country's religion, social life, leisure and food, media and cinema, performing and visual arts, and literature
Search this database for journalistic photos from events around the world, from 185 years ago to today. Use "Advanced Search" to limit your results to photos taken from a single country.
Of course Google Images is a great way to find a visual element to add to your presentation. Did you know you must cite any images that you use? See the MLA Style Guide for proper formatting.
MLA Citation Style: Electronic Resources
Scroll about half way down the page for the correct image citation format.
Food and Recipes
BBC Good Foods
A collection of recipes from 16 distinct cuisines from around the world.
An award-winning blog authored by two women, one who is Dominican, and one who was born in Gibraltar, lived in England then, settled in Dominican Republic in 1999.
The Latin Kitchen
Food-based website maintained by Latina Media Ventures, a lifestyle magazine publisher
La Vida Comida
A blog written by Jennifer Lorson Ramos, an award winning chef and food writer.
Mexico in My Kitchen
This blogger grew up in Mexico and was a school teacher there until she moved to the U.S. about 10 years ago.
Extensive collection of recipes from Spain - look for the regional index for foods from specific areas of the country.