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Charles W Bergquist
HSTAA 383
Seattle Campus

Modern Latin America

Analysis of economic problems, political and social changes, and intellectual trends in major Latin American republics since the late nineteenth century.

Class Description

A general overview of twentieth-century Latin American History, emphasizing economic developments, social and political change, and intellectual and cultural trends.

Recommended preparation

Introductory courses in Latin American History (HSTAA 181 or 185) and/or in European or U.S. History.

Class Assignments and Grading

Lecture and discussion. Students will read five books and write a book and a film review.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Moran Tompkins
Date: 10/17/2002