Revolutions and Dictators in 20th-century Latin America

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Also: SPAN 484E

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 HSTR 376C, HIST 468 (if taken in the same topic), SPAN 484E.

Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

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

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