2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Sep 24, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HS 487 - Seminar: Comparative Revolutions in Latin America

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: One HS 100-level course, one HS 300-level course. A comparison of twentieth-century revolutionary movements focusing on Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Peru, Chile, Cuba, and Central America. Rural and urban guerilla movements, the development of narcoterrorism, and the role of the United States are examined. Themes include nationalism, state formation, imperialism, agrarian reform, leadership strategies, and citizenship. The goal of the course is for students to acquire a deeper understanding of the nature of exploitation and oppression in Latin America and the continuing struggles for social justice. Written or electronic permission of the instructor. GT/IL



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