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HIS 119 - Modern Latin America

3 credits

This course is a study of Latin American history and geography to the present. The course of study primarily focuses on 20th century political, economic, social and cultural history of Latin America. Key issues covered include the relationship of Latin American nations among themselves and with the rest of the world. Course examines historical roots of region tensions, national economies, political instability, reform movements and revolutions. The course focuses on evolving role of women, religious upheavals, cultural/artistic movements and problems of sovereignty.