Revolutions and Dictators in 20th Century Latin America

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Also: HSTR 376C

The Mexican, Nicaraguan and Cuban revolutions, music and nationalism, the populism of Getúlio Vargas and Eva Perón, changing attitudes towards Indigenous culture and the struggle against racism in Brazil. Marxism from Mariÿtegui to "Che" Guevara, a half-century of the Castro brothers and the long history of guerrilla warfare in Colombia. How a region that produced Frida Kahlo and Tarsila do Amaral was slow to accept an enhanced role for women in the public sphere.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of SPAN 484E, HIST 468 (if taken in the same topic), HSTR 376C.
  • Given in English.

Undergraduate course in Spanish offered by the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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