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2020 May Semester
May 28, 2020
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HIST 281 - Republican Latin America
This course is an introduction to the history of modern Latin America from the Wars of Independence in the early nineteenth century to the present day. Topics discussed include the Wars of Independence; personalist rule and institutional instability in the first half of the nineteenth century; class, race, gender, and Latin American identity; neocolonialism and the reintegration of Latin America into the global economy; modernity and Latin American nationalism; socialist revolution and conservative dictatorship; and neoliberalism and its discontents at the end of the twentieth century.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Audio/Video


Green prerequisites must be completed before registering in this course

Red prerequisites can be taken concurrently with this course

Magenta co-requisites must be taken at the same time as this course

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