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HISTORY
HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN

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HSTLAC 185 Race, Gender, and Class in Latin America and the Caribbean (5) I&S, DIV
Explores the power struggles generated by imperial expansion, colonialism, and processes of nation-formation (1400 to the present) in the forging of Latin America and the Caribbean. Examines how gender, race, sex, and class became crucial means to sustain, navigate, and challenge domination as well as to imagine alternative futures.
MyPlan Course Details: HSTLAC 185 (student access only)

HSTLAC 282 History of Mexico: Culture, Identity, and the Politics of Rule from the Aztecs to the Present (5) I&S
Overview of Mexican history from late Aztec times until the twenty-first century. Emphasizes how women, campesinos, indigenous populations, free and enslaved Afro-Mexicans, and the urban poor experienced the past, challenged colonial and post-colonial rule, and shaped modern Mexican society and culture.
MyPlan Course Details: HSTLAC 282 (student access only)

HSTLAC 285 Latin American History Through Film (5) VLPA/I&S
Critical analysis of Latin American films as historical documents. Subjects include Iberian conquest and colonialism, the struggle for independence in the nineteenth century, social revolutions of the twentieth century, and problems of contemporary development. Readings and lectures place each film in the context of the historiography of the subject matter.
MyPlan Course Details: HSTLAC 285 (student access only)

HSTLAC 384 Latin America: Inter-American and Intra-Continental Relations (5) I&S
Inter-American relations, focusing on the United States' diplomatic and military responses to the problems of Latin America since 1776. Intra-Latin American relations and regional organizations (e.g., the Organization of American States).
MyPlan Course Details: HSTLAC 384 (student access only)

HSTLAC 385 Colonial Society and the Negotiation of Rule in Latin America and the Caribbean (5) I&S, DIV
Examines the transition to Spanish and Portuguese rule in Latin America and the establishment, and eventual demise, of colonial systems linking Latin America to Europe and Africa. Asks how "colonized" groups mediated forms of colonial oppression and contributed to the development of colonial political culture.
MyPlan Course Details: HSTLAC 385 (student access only)

HSTLAC 386 The Challenges of Post-Coloniality in Latin America and the Caribbean (5) I&S, DIV
Explores the legacies of, and ruptures from, colonialism and the new challenges Latin American and Caribbean peoples faced throughout the years after their struggles for independence from direct European rule. Emphasis on analysis of the negotiations and challenges entailed in the dynamic processes of national state formation in comparative perspective.
MyPlan Course Details: HSTLAC 386 (student access only)

HSTLAC 481 History of Peru and the Andean Region (5) I&S
Traces the history of Peru specifically and the Andean highlands generally, from Inca times to the present, examining the shifting relationship between peasants, indigenous peoples, and the state. Analyzes historically why modern forms of peasant and indigenous political power differs radically between Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador.
MyPlan Course Details: HSTLAC 481 (student access only)

HSTLAC 482 The History of Brazil: Colonial Period to the Present (5) I&S
Colonial foundations; the first and second empires; the old and new republics; current problems; prospects for the future.
MyPlan Course Details: HSTLAC 482 (student access only)

HSTLAC 488 History of the Caribbean and Central America (5) I&S
Political, social, and economic history of principal countries in the Caribbean and Central America from their discovery to the present.
MyPlan Course Details: HSTLAC 488 (student access only)

HSTLAC 581 Latin American History: Colonial Period (3-6, max. 6)
MyPlan Course Details: HSTLAC 581 (student access only)

HSTLAC 582 Latin American History: National Period (3-6, max. 6)
MyPlan Course Details: HSTLAC 582 (student access only)

HSTLAC 583 Seminar in Latin American History ([3-6]-, max. 12)
Problems of historical research in the history of Latin America from colonial beginnings to the present.
MyPlan Course Details: HSTLAC 583 (student access only)

HSTLAC 584 Seminar in Latin American History (-[3-6]-, max. 12)
Problems of historical research in the history of Latin America from colonial beginnings to the present.
MyPlan Course Details: HSTLAC 584 (student access only)

HSTLAC 585 Seminar in Latin American History (-[3-6], max. 12)
Problems of historical research in the history of Latin America from colonial beginnings to the present.
MyPlan Course Details: HSTLAC 585 (student access only)