Dec 16, 2019  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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HIST 3720 - Latin America from Independence to the Present


(3) Credit Hours

This course is designed as a survey of Latin American history from the movements for independence from Spain and Portugal beginning in the first quarter of the nineteenth century until the present. Specific topics will include the colonial heritage of Latin America, the roots of independence, the growth of nationhood, nineteenth- and twentieth-century economic development, caudillismo, and twentieth-century politics (particularly instances of dictatorship).



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