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Modern Latin America Since 1810

HIST 245
Spring 2024
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: LAST 245
Course Cluster and Certificates: Caribbean Studies Minor

This lecture course explores some of the main themes of Latin America's modern history from the beginning of the independence movements in the 19th century until the present day. In particular, it traces the contentious processes of state-formation and the creation of national and regional identities. Governments, elites, and popular movements fought over questions of race, economic development, and inequality in their attempts to formulate a particular vision of the nation. We will contextualize these struggles in global economic transformations and pay particular attention to the rise of the United States as force in the region.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
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: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on JUL-20-2024
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