Modern Revolutions in Latin America

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Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

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$38 Limited inc GST
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

...
$38 Limited inc GST
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

...
$38 Limited inc GST
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

...
$38 Limited inc GST
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

...
$38 Limited inc GST
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

...
$38 Limited inc GST
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

...
$38 Limited inc GST
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

...
$38 Limited inc GST
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

...

After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-present), Chile (1970-73), Grenada (1979-1983), Nicaragua (1979-1990) and Venezuela (1998-present). In addressing themes like popular culture, women revolutionaries, internationalism, imperialism, neo-colonialism and indigenous societies, the course will integrate poetry, novel, music and film, as well as primary sources and secondary texts. One chapter-length reading will be distributed in advance for each class, for discussion.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Historical background and overview of Latin American independence struggles
  • The Mexican Revolution (1910-1920) - Guest Speaker: Professor Adam Morton – Political economist, University of Sydney, author of http://bit.ly/2qjDirV, coordinator of http://ppesydney.net/
  • The Bolivian Revolution (1952) - Guest Speaker: Amancay Colque – Amancay Colque witnessed dictatorships and massacres in her native Bolivia from 1965 to 1984. In Europe she co-founded the Bolivia Solidarity Campaign, inspired by the Water War (Cochabamba, 2000) and Gas War (La Paz, 2003). See https://www.facebook.com/CPBEU/
  • The Cuban Revolution (1959-present) - Guest Speakers: Danay Quintana Nedelcu – Cuban feminist scholar; professor, University of Havana (2003-11) & now UNAM-Mexico. See https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Danay_Quintana_Nedelcu | Rosa García-Chediak – Cuban sociologist educated in Cuba & Spain; professor, Political & Social Sciences, UNAM-Mexico. See https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rosa_Garcia_Chediak
  • The Chilean Revolution (1970-1973) - Guest Speaker: Viviana Ramírez – Popular Unity government supporter and later member of Chilean Resistance. See http://bit.ly/2Ieuq0w
  • The Grenadian Revolution (1979-1983) - Guest Speaker: Winston Coard – Deputy prime-minister, Revolutionary Government, imprisoned for 25 years with “Grenada 17”. See http://bit.ly/2n7GUui
  • The Nicaraguan Revolution (1979-1990) - Guest Speaker: Dora María Téllez – Iconic Sandinista “Comandante 2” and banned from the USA as a “terrorist”. See http://bit.ly/2nsVBY4
  • The Venezuelan Revolution (1998-present) - Guest Speaker: Professor Manuel Sutherland – Political economist; director, Centre for Labour Research & Training, Caracas. See https://alemcifo.wordpress.com/


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Understand the historical circumstances surrounding the revolutions studied.
  2. Evaluate the role of gender, race, class and culture in Latin American revolutions.
  3. Compare and contrast revolutionary movements and outcomes in the 7 cases studied.
  4. Understand the role of colonialism, imperialism and neo-colonialism in each case.
  5. Identify and explain the permanent and transitory features of each revolution.