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Ethnic Literature

Ethnic Literature

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Literary Reference Center Plus
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Use the box above to search our Literary Reference Center Plus Database.

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Key Words

Mix and match the following key words, come up with some on your own, or use any individually in the search boxes below to find information on your topic. 

Affect African American
American Indians Artistic Expression
Asian American Black
Chicano / Chicana Civil Rights
Colonization Cultural Expression
Diaspora Diversity
Economics Ethnicity
Families Fiction
Finance Folklore
Freedom Gender
Globalization History
Human Ecology Immigration
Indigenous Latino / Latina / Latin@
Literature Manners and Customs
Modern Native American
Natural History Normal
Politics Queer
Racialization Racism
Race Social Construction
Social Life Sociology


Any nationality can easily be looked up - here are a few examples of keywords you can use based on different countries:

Chinese American

East Indian American

Filipino American

Hmong Americans

Italian American

Japanese American

Kenyan American

Korean American

...you get the picture  :)




A database is a digital container that holds articles in it.  You can search through the different articles by placing key words, titles, authors, or more into the search box to see what type of information you can find.  Below is a video on how to search databases for articles on your topic.  Three different helpful databases are listed below the video.

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