WesMaps - Wesleyan University Catalog 2008-2009       Summer Session       Winter Session       Home       Archive       Search
Survey of Latin American History

HIST 245
Spring 2009
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: LAST 245
Certificates: International Relations

This course presents a broad survey of Latin American history from the preconquest cultures to contemporary societies. Topics include colonialism, slavery and abolition, the wars of independence, neocolonialism, development of social and cultural pluralism, and 20th-century political movements. The required readings introduce students to major theoretical approaches to the history of the region; primary documents, maps, video clips and drawings will be discussed in class.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CBST-MN)(CEAS-Arcp/Hist)(CGST-MN)(HIST-MN)(HIST)(HRAD-MN)(LAST)(STS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on MAY-28-2024
Contact wesmaps@wesleyan.edu to submit comments or suggestions. Please include a url, course title, faculty name or other page reference in your email ? Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 06459