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Spring 2012-2013
* HIS 304 / LAS 304 (HA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Modern Latin America since 1810

Robert A. Karl

This course surveys the main themes of Latin American History from independence to the present. The main focus is on the interaction between states and citizens, social relations, and economic development.

Sample reading list:
Bolivar, Writings
Zolov, Refried Elvis
Feitlowitz, Lexicon of Terror
Guillermoprieto, The Heart that Bleeds
Taussig, Law in a Lawless Land
See instructor for complete list

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

Mid Term Exam - 15%
Take Home Final Exam - 25%
Papers - 25%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%
Other (See Instructor) - 5%

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41838 L01 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W   East Pyne Building   010   Enrolled:35 Limit:60
P01 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm T   Friend Center   110   Enrolled:10 Limit:13
P02 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   Friend Center   110   Enrolled:9 Limit:13
P03 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm T   Dickinson Hall   210   Enrolled:6 Limit:13
P04 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm W   Hargadon Hall   G100C   Enrolled:10 Limit:13