2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
  
    Jun 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog
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FYW-1172 Dueling Perspectives: the United States in Latin American


An examination of how United States military interventions in Latin America have been remembered in the popular culture, public commemorations, and historical literature of the two regions. Emphasis on differences between traditional academic history and popular historical memory, which stresses political, social, philosophical or religious meaning in the present. Students will analyze how historical events are interpreted in monuments, museums, battlefield sites, films, fiction, holiday celebrations, and in modern-day political movements and speeches. 4 credits.



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