History | Latin American Culture and Civ II
H212 | 2721 | James

	Above section carries culture studies credit
	Above section meets with LTAM L301

This course will trace the history of Latin America from independence
until the contemporary era.  It will look at a wide range of
historical phenomena from military strongmen in the nineteenth
century to peasant revolutionaries in the twentieth.  The readings
will be a mix of primary source material like newspaper accounts,
novels and cartoons, works of art and textbooks.  A range of
countries will be covered from Mexico and Guatemala to Brazil and
Argentina.  No prior coursework on Latin America required.  The
format will involve a blend of lectures, films and discussion groups.