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HIST 4398 Perspectives in Latin American History (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Throughout the twentieth century, Latin Americans addressed questions of history, political economy and cultural identity with urgency and passion. Whether defined in terms of populism, development, modernization, reform or revolution, social change and social justice were major themes of 20th century America. This course looks at some of the major discussions and discussants of the last century. We will study texts by individuals such as Roberto Swartz, Eduardo Galeano and Elena Poniatowska as well as those produced by movements.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Deborah Levenson

Prerequisites: History Core

Cross listed with:

Comments: Not open to students who have taken HS 676


Last Updated: 22-Feb-14