Modern Latin American Syllabus

Modern Latin American Syllabus - Modern Latin American...

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Modern Latin American History Instructor:  Steve Byrd Office:  Decary 201A Office hours:  Office phone:  602-2579 E-mail:  [email protected] Description This course looks at the historical development of Latin American c. 1800 to the present.  Analyzed are the independence of Latin American nations, subsequent socioeconomic  problems, identity and stereotypes, culture and artistic expression. There is no  prerequisite for this course.  Texts Chasteen, John Charles.  Born in blood and fire: A concise history of Latin America (2 nd  ed).  New York: W.W. Norton, 2006. (Book website:  wwnorton.com/web/chasteen) Fowler, Will.  Latin America: 1800-2000.  London: Arnold, 2002. Ramos, Graciliano.  Barren Lives (Vidas Secas).  University of Texas Press. Grading Homework     1                                              30%          2                    30%         3                  30%     Attendance     4                                              10%     1. Homework consists of weekly questions, answered in short answer form. Homework is  due Wednesdays . Late homework loses 10 percentage points per class day late, unless  prior arrangement is made with instructor.  
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