Ethnic Study Databases


Your best bets:

Ethnic NewsWatch

Collection of newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Provides access to viewpoints often overlooked in the mainstream media. Nearly one quarter of articles presented in Spanish.
Full text: Yes

Culture Grams

Provides facts and figures of countries worldwide with an emphasis on daily life and culture.
Full text: Yes

World Folklore and Folklife

Covers daily life and cultures around the world. Includes topic guides.
Full text: Yes

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African American History Online

In-depth information on people, events, and topics in the study of African-American history.
Full text: Yes

Black Short Fiction and Folklore

Covers literary works of short fiction produced by authors from Africa and the African Diaspora, from the earliest times to the present.
Full text: Yes

Black Studies in Video

Comprehensive collection of documentaries, newsreels, interviews, and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States.
Full text: No

Black Thought and Culture

Primary sources covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Includes interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters, and ephemera.
Full text: Yes

Caribbean Literature

Comprehensive literary collection of Caribbean poetry and fiction from nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Full text: Yes

Caribbean Search

Comprehensive collection of Caribbean-focused scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, reports, and reference books.
Full text: Yes
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Daily Life Through History

Presents daily life and customs of peoples throughout history. Includes articles, images, maps, and primary documents.
Full text: Yes

Ethnographic Video Online: Volume I

Covers a wide range of streaming video, written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering cultures and human behavior around the world.
Full text: No

Ethnographic Video Online: Volume II

Covers a wide range of streaming video, written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering cultures and human behavior around the world.
Full text: No

Gale Global Issues in Context

Covers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.
Full text: Yes
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Latino Literature

Collection of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama related to Hispanic and Latino countries.
Full text: Yes

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive

Primary source collection of the slavery system from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries. Includes the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, and the legal, personal, and economic aspects.
Full text: Yes
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World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean Regional

Multi-language documents provide information on contemporary and historical maps, culture for the Latin America and Caribbean region.
Full text: Yes
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