Survey of Latin American History|
Spring 2008 not offered
|Certificates: International Relations|
Survey of Latin American History from the colonial period to the present. This course will trace the roots of ethnic, social, political and economic alignments and struggles in the former Spanish and Portuguese colonies of America, with a special emphasis on the formation of national, regional, indigenous, Afro-Latin, and gender identities. Contemporary rebellions and revolutions will be examined in light of their origins in historical processes and the impact of word-historical trends on the continent.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CBST-MN)(CEAS-Arcp/Hist)(CGST-MN)(HIST-MN)(LAST)(SISP-Hist Conc)
Mark Burkholder and Lyman Johnson, COLONIAL LATIN AMERICA
Fidel Castro, HISTORY WILL ABSOLVE ME
Susan Eckstein, ed., POWER AND POPULAR PROTEST IN LATIN AMERICA
Paulo Freire, PEDAGOGY OF THE OPPRESSED
Sandra Lauderdale Graham, HOUSE AND STREET
Florencia Mallon, PEASANT AND NATION
Rigoberta Menchu, I, RIGOBERTA MENCHU
Chico Mendes, FIGHT FOR THE FOREST
Thomas Skidmore and Peter Smith, MODERN LATIN AMERICA
Jose Vasconcelos, THE COSMIC RACE/LA RAZA COSMICA
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Midterm and final exams. Two 5-6 page papers; regular class attendance; class participation.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
No extensions, no late papers will be accepted. No incompletes. No unexcused absences.
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