History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 272: Survey of Latin American History

HIST 272-002: Survey Latin American History
(Spring 2017)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM W

Planetary Hall (formerly Science & Tech I) 120

Section Information for Spring 2017

This course examines major themes in the history of Latin America from Independence to the present day. Students will learn about modern nation building, discuss important topics in Latin American experiences of liberalism, socialism, and military dictatorship, as well as analyze ongoing struggles for democracy. In addition to watershed events and pivotal figures, special attention will be given to the roles of women, indigenous people, Afro-descendants, and workers.

Satisfies the general education requirement in global understanding.

Non-Western Culture


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Surveys development of independent Latin America since 1825. Emphasizes interactions of United States, Latin America. May not be repeated for credit.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Specialized Designation: Non-Western Culture
Schedule Type: Lecture

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