FinalReview (HUM455)

Texts:

AA

DAC

Vidas Secas (Barren Lives)

La Revolucion Congelada (The Frozen Revolution)

Aztecs: Exposition of Culture

Shock Doctrine excerpts

Monroe Doctrine

“Democracy as the Ideology of Empire”

Roosevelt Corollary

“Postmodernism and Consumer Society”

“Aesthetic of Hunger” (by Glauber Rocha)

Art and Revolution

Key Terms:

cinema novo

sertao

alternate history/ counterfactual history/ counterfactual conditional/ “if p then q”

neoliberalism

modernist/postmodernist

cientificos (positivists, technocrats)

Porfiriato

humanitarian interventionism

manifest destiny

american exceptionalism

“city on a hill”

Providence

“the Boom”

Zapata

 

Themes:

exploitation

sacrifice

tierra y libertad (land and freedom)

revolution

water/ justice