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2023-2024 Catalog 
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POL 383 - Peruvian Political Thought since the Conquest (=HIS 362)


This seminar uses primary-source readings to explore the history of political ideas in Peru since the conquest, with an emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The course includes a wide range of Peruvian voices, including indigenous-, Spanish-, and African-descended Peruvians; women and men; leftists and rightists. It also includes multiple genres, including novels (several), works of formal political theory, indigenous oral histories, and distinctively Peruvian “traditions” (short works of historical fiction).

Satisfies the Historical Thought requirement.
Satisfies a requirement of the Latin American Studies interdisciplinary minor.