National period (1810 to present): independence, institutional development, culture, and inter-American relations.

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Course Outline
Lesson 1. Introduction to Latin America
Lesson 2. Conquest and Colonization in Latin America
Lesson 3. Colonial Latin America Matures
Lesson 4. Independence, Part I
Lesson 5. Independence, Part II
Lesson 6. Legacies and Challenges of Independence, Part I
Lesson 7. Legacies and Challenges of Independence, Part II
Lesson 8. Order and Progress
Lesson 9. Neocolonialism
Lesson 10. Latin America Identities
Lesson 11. The United States and Latin America
Lesson 12. The Mexican Revolution
Lesson 13. Depression, Populism, and Nationalism
Lesson 14. Race, Class, and Gender
Lesson 15. World War II and Populism
Lesson 16. The Cold War in Latin America
Lesson 17. The Cuban Revolution
Lesson 18. Revolutions and Reactions
Lesson 19. Central America
Lesson 20. Neoliberalism and Its Reactions
Lesson 21. Latin America Today
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Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America (Required)
by: John Chasteen
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2011 W. W. Norton & Company
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Problems in Modern Latin American History: Sources and Interpretations- 3rd Edition (Required)
by: John Chasteen and James A. Wood
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2009 Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Modern Latin American History – San Martin: Argentine Soldier, American Hero (Option to buy the digital copy for 17.50 is in the other materials section)
by: John Lynch
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2009 Yale University Press
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Simón Bolívar: A Life
by: John Lynch
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2006 Yale University Press
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Senhora: Profile of a Woman
by: José de Alencar
ISBN: 9780292704503
1994 University of Texas Press
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The Underdogs
by: Mariano Azuela
ISBN: 9780143105275
2008 Penguin Publishing Group
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Chasing Che: A Motorcycle Journey in Search of the Guevara Legend
by: Patrick Symmes
ISBN: 9780375702655
2000 Vintage
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Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy
by: Carlos Eire
ISBN: 9780743246415
2004 Free Press
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