Latin American Studies | Contemporary Problems of Latin America
L301 | 2860 | Daniel James

Meets with H212 and carries Culture Studies credit
This course will survey the history of Latin America from the early
nineteenth century to the present. Although we will survey almost two
centuries of history, the second half of the course will be dedicated
to the last fifty years, including a hard look at Latin America
today. Certainly we will pay politics and government their due, but
the emphasis will be on social history, the forces that shape
everyday life and the way people make sense of their lives.