HISTORY 349 - Revolutionary Movements in Modern Latin America
Section: 001
Term: FA 2020
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Requirements & Distribution:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course examines numerous Latin American revolutionary movements, from the major social upheavals of the Mexican, Cuban and Nicaraguan Revolutions to the numerous underground insurgencies that emerged across Latin America in the 1960s and 70s, and from the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela, to revolutionary indigenous movements such as those in Bolivia and Ecuador. We will also discuss counter-revolutionary actors and practices and their long-term consequences. This is a lecture/discussion course that will allow you to engage with primary historical sources, including photography, film, art and other cultural works, historical and interdisciplinary analyses, and memoirs by those who participated in revolutionary movements.

Course Requirements:

Attendance, participation in discussions, average of 70 pages of reading per week, 2 short papers, 2 exams, iClicker.

Intended Audience:

This class is designed for students of all levels with an interest in revolutionary movements, Latin America, or the 20th-century world more broadly.

Class Format:

A mixture of lecture and GSI-led discussion sections.

HISTORY 349 - Revolutionary Movements in Modern Latin America
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
003 (DIS)
Th 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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