Where to find sources on pre-Columbian American history online

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Below are some general resources for finding sources for Ancient History. However, there are also dedicated sections for:

Primary Sources

Colonial Latin America - Modern History Sourcebook

Fordham University provides a list of links to online primary sources from the modern era.


Secondary Sources


An online academic database used by universities worldwide that is a superb resource for History students. To view full articles, you will require membership.

Google Scholar

This searches internet sites for academic articles and books. It often only provides one or two pages, but it is often enough to find quotes and bibliographical details.

JURN Search Engine

Search millions of free academic articles, chapters, and theses.