HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA

Graziano PALAMARA HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA

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DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES
EQF6
POLITICAL AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SCIENCE
2021/2022



YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2019
PRIMO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
640LESSONS
Objectives
THE TEACHING AIMS TO PROVIDE BASIC KNOWLEDGES ABOUT THE HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA FROM THE BREAKING OF COLONIAL TIES THE PRESENT. THE GOAL IS TO OFFER STUDENTS THE TOOLS NECESSARY TO CRITICALLY INTERPRET THE MAIN STAGES OF LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY FROM THE ERA OF INDEPENDENCE TO THE BEGINNING OF THE 21ST CENTURY. DWELLING ON THE EVENTS OF THE MAIN COUNTRY CASES IN CENTRAL, ANDEAN AND SOUTH AMERICA, THE COURSE AIMS TO CLARIFY THE INTERNAL AND INTERNATIONAL DYNAMICS OF AN AREA CHARACTERIZED BY PROFOUND ELEMENTS OF UNITY AND DIVERSITY. AS FOLLOWS, THE COURSE WILL ALLOW THE STUDENT TO CRITICALLY ANALYZE THE MAJOR HISTORICAL JUNCTIONS OF LATIN AMERICA.
Prerequisites
IT IS USEFUL A GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONTEMPORARY HISTORY.
Contents
THE CONTENTS WILL BE PROPOSED WITH THE AIM OF RELATING THREE SPECIFIC DIMENSIONS: THAT OF THE STATE, RELATING TO THE SEARCH FOR STABLE POLITICAL REGIMES; THE REGIONAL DIMENSION, ABOUT THE EXPERIMENTATION OF DISTINCT PROJECTS AND MODELS OF INTEGRATION; AND THE INTERNATIONAL DIMENSION, ABOUT THE CLAIM FOR MORE AUTONOMOUS, DYNAMIC AND ASSERTIVE FOREIGN POLICIES. THE ISSUES ADDRESSED WILL CONCERN: THE STRUGGLES FOR INDEPENDENCE AND THE BREAKING OF COLONIAL BONDS; THE ORGANIZATION OF THE REPUBLICS AMID INTERNAL TENSIONS AND INTERNATIONAL OPENINGS; THE ADOPTION OF THE PRIMARY-EXPORTER MODEL; CAUDILLISM, POPULISMS AND NEO-POPULISMS; THE REVOLUTIONS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY; THE EVOLUTION OF INTER-AMERICAN RELATIONS; THE STAGES OF REGIONALISM; THE TENSION BETWEEN DEMOCRACY AND DICTATORSHIP; THE COLD WAR IN LATIN AMERICA; THE INTERNATIONAL PROJECTION OF LATIN AMERICA AFTER THE COLD WAR.
Teaching Methods
THE COURSE INCLUDES LECTURES (34 HOURS) EXERCISES AND SEMNIARS ON SPECIFIC TOPICS (6 HOURS). ATTENDANCE, ALTHOUGH NOT MANDATORY, IS RECOMMENDED.
Verification of learning
THE VERIFICATION OF LEARNING WILL TAKE THROUGHT A FINAL ORAL TEST TO ASSESS THE STUDENT'S KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY TO DEBATE ABOUT THE EVENTS EXAMINED DURING THE COURSE AND ABOUT THE TEXTS INDICATED IN THE BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Texts
MANDATORY TEXT
R. NOCERA-A.TRENTO: RAFFAELE NOCERA – ANGELO TRENTO, AMERICA LATINA, UN SECOLO DI STORIA. DALLA RIVOLUZIONE MESSICANA A OGGI, ROMA, CAROCCI, 2013.
RECOMMENDED READING
RAFFAELE NOCERA, STATI UNITI E AMERICA LATINA DAL 1823 A OGGI, ROMA, CAROCCI, 2009.
RAFFAELE NOCERA, PAOLO WULZER (A CURA DI), L’AMERICA LATINA NELLA POLITICA INTERNAZIONALE. DALLA FINE DEL SISTEMA BIPOLARE ALLA CRISI DELL’ORDINE LIBERALE, ROMA, CAROCCI, 2020.
FEDERICA MORELLI, L'INDIPENDENZA DELL'AMERICA SPAGNOLA. DALLA CRISI DELLA MONARCHIA ALLE NUOVE REPUBBLICHE, MILANO, MONDADORI EDUCATION, 2015
T. BERTACCINI, LE AMERICHE LATINE NEL VENTESIMO SECOLO, FELTRINELLI, MILANO, 2014.
G. PALAMARA, L’ITALIA E L’AMERICA LATINA AGLI INIZI DELLA GUERRA FRADDA. COLOMBIA E VENEZUELA NELLA POLITICA ESTERA ITALIANA (1948-1958), NAPOLI, GUIDA, 2017
GIAN LUCA GARDINI, L’AMERICA LATINA NEL XXI SECOLO. NAZIONI, REGIONALISMO E GLOBALIZZAZIONE, CAROCCI, ROMA, 2009.
LORIS ZANATTA, I SOGNI IMPERIALI DI PERÓN. ASCESA E CROLLO DELLA POLITICA ESTERA PERONISTA, PADOVA, LIBRERIA UNIVERSITARIA, 2016.
More Information
STUDENTS CAN REQUEST MORE INFORMATION DURING THE TEACHER’S RECEPTION HOURS OR BY WRITING TO GPALAMARA@UNISA.IT
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