African, Asian, and Latin American History

African, Asian, and Latin American History

01:508:360 The History of Brazil (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3

Social, economic, and political developments of the Colonial Period, the Independence Movement, the Empire, the First Republic, the era of Getulio Vargas, and the Second Republic.

01:508:362 Mexico

  • Academic Credits: 3

Surveys Mexican history from pre-Columbian times to the present with special emphasis on the 20th century and the Mexican Revolution.

01:508:365 Revolution in Latin America (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3

Compares and contrasts the causes and effects of major revolutionary movements in 20th-century Latin America: Mexico, Bolivia, Cuba, and Central America.

01:508:364 Environmental History of Latin America (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3

Mutual reshaping of physical environment and human society in Latin America, from pre-Colombian through contemporary times. Credit not given for both this course and 01:590:364.

01:508:366 Central American Revolutions (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3

Central America since independence. Topics include revolt and revolution; formation of repressive states and labor-repressive capitalism; emergence of reformist and revolutionary movements. Credit not given for both this course and 01:595:391.