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HIST 462 Social History of Modernizing Latin America 1860 to 1960

HIST 462  Social History of Modernizing Latin America 1860 to 1960  Units: 3.00  

The history of everyday life in Latin America from 1860 to 1960, a century of global economic and cultural change. Themes include urbanization, the "social question", state and class formation, gender roles, crime, science and technology.

Learning Hours: 144 (36 Seminar, 108 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Registration in a HIST Major or Joint Honours Plan and a minimum grade of C+ in 6.0 units from HIST 300-330.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  


The Department of History shares John Watson Hall with Classics, English, and Philosophy. Department offices, a lounge, and graduate student study carrels are located in Watson Hall.

History (HIST)

HIST 801, 828, 840, 865 and 901 are 6.0 credit units courses normally offered over two terms. HIST 898, 899 and 999 are 6.0 credit units. All other courses are 3.0 credit units, 1 term courses.