Fall 2009 not offered
|Certificates: International Relations|
This course presents a broad survey of Latin American history in the post-independence period. After a brief overview of the colonial era and the wars of independence, the course explores the abolition era, neocolonialism, development of social and cultural pluralism, and 20th-century political movements, and contemporary crises. 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.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CBST-MN)(CEAS-History)(CIR)(HIST-MN)(LAST)(SISP-Hist Conc)
Arnold Bauer Goods, Power, History
Fidel Castro History Will Absolve Me
Paulo Freire Pedagogy of the Oppressed
Sandra Lauderdale Graham House and Street
Rigoberta Menchú I, Rigoberta Menchú
Chico Mendes Fight for the Forest
Mark Overmyer-Velázquez Visions of the Emerald City
Thomas Skidmore and Peter Smith Modern Latin America
José Vasconcelos The Cosmic Race/La raza cósmica
|Examination 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.
Additional seats will be released during the drop-add period for students who registered for fall 2007 before this course was entered into the system.
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