History | Latin American Culture & Civilization 2
H212 | 6312 | James


Above section carries culture studies credit
Students may enroll in optional spanish speaking discussion,
LTAM-L305
Above section meetes 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.