HIST 381 Mexico in the Modern World

Comprehensive examination of the political, economic, and cultural history of Modern Mexico from the end of the colonial period through the 19th and 20th centuries, a time-line marked by foreign invasions, dictatorships, modernization, social revolution and democratization. The course also evaluates the historical processes that have transformed Mexico into a strategic ally of the United States, as well as the tensions and discord that have often characterized the political and social relationship between the two countries.




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