Spring2008Syllabus

Spring2008Syllabus - Syllabus HISTY 136\ETHS 253 B...

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Syllabus HISTY 136\ETHS 253 B Introduction to Latin American History Spring 2008 Professor: Dr. Marixa A. Lasso M, W Office: Mather House 207 PBLB 124 Phone: 216-368-0116 E-Mail: marixa.lasso@case.edu Office Hrs: W 2:30-4:00 pm or by appointment This course introduces students to the history of the various regions and peoples of Latin America. In this course students will learn about the crucial historical events that have shaped Latin American societies and about the different perspectives from which historians have interpreted these events. By becoming familiar with the history of Latin America, students will also learn about issues and problems that affect other regions of the Non-Western world such as European colonialism and its legacy, the relationship between democracy and post-colonialism, and the problems of --and proposed solutions to-- underdevelopment. Required Reading The books listed below are required reading for this course and are available for purchase in the University bookstore. Textbook
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course HIST 136 taught by Professor Lasso during the Spring '08 term at Case Western.

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Spring2008Syllabus - Syllabus HISTY 136\ETHS 253 B...

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