May 29, 2020  
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Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 293 - Dirty Wars and Democracy


This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Hispanic Studies, LATS
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3SS, CD, WR

In this study of the military dictatorships of Chile, Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay in the 1970’s and 1980’s, we will examine why these regimes arose, the nature and methods of the dictatorial state, resistance movements, and the dictators’ demise. The course will also focus on the search for truth and justice under post-dictatorial governments. Students will engage a variety of cross-disciplinary methodologies. Lecture and discussion format. Enrollment Limit: 40.
Instructor: S. Volk
Prerequisites & Notes
Note: Recommended preparation HIST 110.



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