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Latin American Studies

Making Nations in Latin America

Welcome to the HIST 457 course guide. If you'd like to meet to discuss any of these resources, please schedule an appointment, or email me at


You can refer to the class powerpoint as a refresher.

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Play with subject headings (controlled vocabulary used in cataloging) to help you identify resources. For example, if you look at the subject headings in this book: Participación popular y el movimiento campesino aymara

  • Aymara Indians
  • Bolivia
  • Social movements

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