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THE US-MEXICO BORDER REGION

Course Number: HIST-314

Course Description: Explores the historical experience of individuals and groups in the U.S.-Mexico border region. Overview of the Mexican colonial period and the historical background to the relationship between the United States and Mexico from the 19th century onward. Topics to be covered include the foundation of the border, border life and culture, labor issues, racial discrimination, immigration, border economics, the drug trade, environment, and the future of border relations. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or above. 4 credits. (VP or GP)

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