Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

The Making of the Third World: Historical Origins and Development
1.0 Credit

The peoples of Asia, Latin America and Africa have developed a shared identity out of a common history of resistance to colonialism. With particular attention to the period 1870-1970, the course explores the creation of a world divided by wealth and power, the rise of colonialism, the process of decolonization in the context of the Cold War, and the ideology and legacy of revolutionary guerrilla warfare. {G}

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