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Latin America Film and History

Studies film as a means to understanding the history of the region. Using film critique and analysis, as well as primary documents and secondary sources, students examine the ways in which films illuminate important themes in Latin American history. Topics include indigenous societies, the European conquest, African slavery, immigration, the relationship between Latin American nations and the international community, and the role of race, gender, and ethnicity in the creation of national identity.

Credit Hours:
Course Number:
HIST 352
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