HIST 309. Argentina and Brazil from 1700 to the present

This course will examine the history of the two largest countries in South America from 1700 until the present. It will focus on how the two societies evolved from being very different to having similar problems. Among the topics discussed will be the impact of rapid economic growth, immigration from Europe especially Italy, the inability to establish working democratic systems and repression under military dictatorships. 
Offered: On Occasion
Credits: 3
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