Taught in Spanish. The goals of this course are to help students understand the causes, motivations, and reasons for the USA’s interventionist policy in Latin America between 1898 and 1920, and the problems of Latin American defenselessness in the face of aggressive imperialism; and to achieve specific and detailed knowledge of each USA intervention in the period from the Cuban-Hispanic-American War to World War I (political, diplomatic and economic aspects of the cases of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Colombia-Panama, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Nicaragua, the War of 1914). May also be registered as LAS 380.33. (UCH 386301SE241-1)
Class taught at Universidad de Chile and may not be available every semester.