21H.802 Modern Latin America, 1808-Present: Revolution, Dictatorship, Democracy, Fall 2002
Author(s)Ravel, Jeffrey S.
Modern Latin America, 1808-Present: Revolution, Dictatorship, Democracy
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Selective survey of Latin American history from the wars of independence at the start of the nineteenth century to the present. Issues studied include: independence and its aftermath, slavery and its abolition, Latin America in the global economy, relations between Latin America and the US, dictatorships and democracies in the twentieth century, and revolution in Mexico, Cuba, and Central America.
Latin America, wars of independence, global economy, dictatorship, democracy, Mexico, Cuba, Central America, Latin America -- History -- To 1830