Jul 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

HIS 295-01 - Special Topic: Cold War Latin America

4 credits (Spring)
During the Cold War, Latin America was seen as an important site of both ideological and military conflict. As a result, the region was profoundly shaped by the the struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union. This course will examine some of the political, social, and cultural effects of the Cold War on Latin America by studying various important episodes including the Cuban Revolution, Anti-communist dictatorships, and US interventions.

Prerequisite: HIS 100  or second-year standing.
Note: Plus-2 option available.
Instructor: Silva