Prof. Jeffrey S. Ravel
This course also features archived syllabi from various semesters.
This class is a selective survey of Latin American history from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. Issues studied include Latin America in the global economy, relations between Latin America and the U.S., dictatorships and democracies in the twentieth century, African and Indigenous cultures, feminism and gender, cultural politics, revolution in Mexico, Cuba, and Central America, and Latin American identity.
Ravel, Jeffrey. 21H.802 Modern Latin America, 1808-Present: Revolution, Dictatorship, Democracy, Spring 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/history/21h-802-modern-latin-america-1808-present-revolution-dictatorship-democracy-spring-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA