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Academic Year 2005/2006
"Becoming Indian": Latin America's Indigenous Peoples
HIST 104 FA
Students enrolled in "Becoming Indian" will analyze monographs, testimonies, and fiction to explore the construction of indigenous identities and the history of indigenous communities in Mexico, Central America, and the
Andean highlands. The course will emphasize 19th- and 20th-century indigenista movements, social issues, and contemporary political revolutions but will also cover the colonial period.
Argueta, ONE DAY OF LIFE
Barrios de Chungara, LET ME SPEAK!
Becker, SETTING THE VIRGIN ON FIRE
Cope, THE LIMITS OF RACIAL DOMINATION
Marategui, SEVEN REALITIES
Menchu, I RIGOBERTA MENCHU
TWO REPUBLICS TO ONE DIVIDED:
CONTRADICTIONS OF POSTCOLONIAL NATIONMAKING IN ANDEAN PERU
Vargas Llosa, DEATH IN THE ANDES
Additional texts will be added, depending on availability
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Six short papers, class presentation, final project.
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Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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