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Spring 2011-2012
* HIS 304 / LAS 304 (HA)  

Modern Latin America since 1810

Jeremy I. Adelman

This course surveys the main themes of Latin American History from independence to the present. The main focus is on changing social relations, political regimes and economic development.

Sample reading list:
Bolivar, Writings
Marti, Selected Writings
Patterson, Contesting Castro
Feitlowitz, Lexicon of Terror
Sarmiento, Facundo

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly reading averages 200 pages. 2 essays.

Requirements/Grading:
Take Home Final Exam - 25%
Papers - 40%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%
Other (See Instructor) - 5%

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40980 L01 9:00 am - 9:50 am M W   East Pyne Building   010   Enrolled:62 Limit:75
P01 10:00 am - 10:50 am W   Dickinson Hall   210   Enrolled:12 Limit:15
P01A 10:00 am - 10:50 am W   Dickinson Hall   211   Enrolled:11 Limit:15
P02 11:00 am - 11:50 am W   Dickinson Hall   211   Enrolled:11 Limit:15
P03 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   Dickinson Hall   210   Enrolled:14 Limit:15
P04 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm W   Dickinson Hall   210   Enrolled:13 Limit:15