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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Summer 2003

HIS s346R • Revolution in Modern Latin America

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
85750 MTWThF
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
UTC 3.102
Brown, J

Course Description

In this course, students will study and compare two social revolutions in twentieth century Latin America: the Mexican Revolution of 1910 and the Cuban Revolution of 1959. 

Grading Policy

One's grade is based upon a mid-term essay examination on the Mexican Revolution (worth 300 points), two map assignments (50 points each), and a final essay examination on the Cuban Revolution in comparison to the Mexican (600 points). To earn an A, the student must have accumulated 900 or more points at the end of the session; a B, 800 to 899 points; and so forth. 

Texts

Juan M. Del Aguila, Cuba: Dilemmas of a Revolution REQUIRED READING PACKET available at Jenn's at 2200 Guadalupe:  Theda Skocpol, "A Structural Analysis of Social Revolutions" Jonathan Brown, "Foreign & Native-Born Workers in Porfirian Mexico" John Tutino, "Revolutionary Confrontation, 1913-1917" Jean Meyer, "Revolution and Reconstruction in the 1920s" Alan Knight, "The Rise and Fall of Cardenismo, 1930-1946" Louis Perez, "Cuba, c. 1930-59"

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