HISTORY 349 - Revolutionary Movements in Modern Latin America
Fall 2021, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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Requirements & Distribution:
May not be repeated for credit.
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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, an average of 70 pages of reading per week, 2 short papers, regular discussion postings, module assignments and quizzes, portfolios of best-submitted work.

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.


HISTORY 349 - Revolutionary Movements in Modern Latin America
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM

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