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UGRD > HIST > 256L

Skyscrapers and Shantytowns: Latin America since 1800

This class attempts a wider reckoning of the last two centuries in our "Latin" hemisphere, broadening and contextualizing core topics such as slavery and revolution, contraband and informality, inequality and exclusion, economize booms and busts, environmental and technological change, gender and demographic change, migration and mass culture. In addition to these core interpenetrating themes, the class also addresses how history is produced, consumed, and transformed. HIST 256L and LATAM 256L are the same course.

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