Modern Latin America: History and Historiography

History 275E.001

Fall 2017
Section: 
001
Instructor: 
Location: 
3104 Dwinelle
Day & Time: 
Th 1-3
Class Number: 
47036
Units: 
4

This course will survey major trends in the literature on Latin American history and historiography since independence. Our readings and discussions will tackle the topics of revolution, nation-building, science and technology, gender and sexuality, race and citizenship, labor, commodities, political culture, Cold War politics, violence and memory. Assignments include weekly reading notes, two turns as presenter and discussion leader, and a final review paper on any topic in modern Latin American historiography.