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HIS 134 - Modern Latin America

Satisfies 3 credits toward Latin American Studies Minor.
Old Core: Fulfills non-Western History.
New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area Knowledge III.

Course Description: Historical, political, and economic survey of modern Latin America. Overview of the major countries, such as Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Mexico, and Central America. Their development since 1870 will be analyzed, with emphasis on the period after 1900. The role of the region's economic and political dependence upon Europe and the USA, and of the U.S. as a key regional actor will be closely examined.

Course Rotation: Fall and Spring.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

History Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge III, Exploratory Course, Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: