Latin America and US

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2019
Subject Name: 
Latinx and Latin Amer Studies
Course Number: 
262
Institution: 
Amherst College

(Offered as HIST 262 and LLAS 262) In this course, students will gain an understanding of major events and themes in the history of United States foreign policy toward Latin America from colonial times to the present.  As important, they will think and write critically about the contentious history of U.S.-Latin American relations.  Just a few of the many topics to be addressed are the Monroe Doctrine, the U.S. Invasion of Mexico, the construction of the Panama Canal, the Bay of Pigs fiasco, and the Iran-Contra Scandal.

Fall Semester. Visiting Professor Lohse.

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
HIST-262-01,LLAS-262-01
Schedule #: 
LLAS-262-01-1920F

Course Sections

Latin America and US
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Kent Lohse klohse@amherst.edu MW 12:30PM-01:50PM