HIST 2444 – Latin American Rebels & Dictators

This course examines rebellion and dictatorship in Latin America, focusing on the period between 1900 and the present. It considers why rebellion and dictatorship have so characterized Latin American history, and the intimate relationship between the two. The course focuses on countries with deep experience of rebellion and dictatorship, and while it focuses on the political histories of dictatorships and rebellions, it also considers the cultural, social, and economic factors and consequences of these histories. Prerequisite: HIST 1024,1154, 1164, or permission of instructor. (Non-Western field). III A or IV;V