HIST 272: Survey of Latin American History

HIST 272-001: Latin America in the Modern Era
(Spring 2020)

12:00 PM to 01:15 PM TR

Krug Hall 242

Section Information for Spring 2020

This course will examine major themes in the history of Latin America from Independence to the present day. Focusing in particular on the cases of Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, and Cuba, the class will cover such topics as: national identity, dependent development, political instability, populism and military dictatorship, revolution, ethnicity, race and religion, and the influence of the United States in both the political and cultural spheres.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Surveys development of independent Latin America since 1825. Emphasizes interactions of United States, Latin America. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Specialized Designation: Non-Western Culture
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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