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Modern Latin American History

HIST - 280

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

This course will cover the history of Latin America from the Wars of Independence of the early nineteenth century through to the present day, with emphasis on the broad currents of history throughout the Americas as well as Europe, especially with respect to US-Latin American relations. Students will examine, using primary and secondary source material, the cultural, political, economic, and social developments in this region since the end of the colonial period.