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Survey of Latin American History

HIST 245
Spring 2011
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: LAST 245
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.

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: (CEAS-History)(LAST)(SISP-Hist Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on APR-23-2014
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