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HIST 422 Modern Latin America

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Course Description

This course explores and analyzes the diverse histories of Latin American nations and peoples from 1800 to the present. The focus is on the social, political, economic, and cultural developments that have shaped the region. Themes such as nationalism, neocolonialism, dictatorship, revolution, and social and cultural change are explored. Special attention is paid to Latin American relations with the U.S. and migration.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:DSI
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 4)