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This guide was designed to demonstrate the varied types of sources you might access for your Thesis and Bibliography assignment for Professor Williams's Modern Latin America course. You will also find this guide helpful to your final Oral Presentation project, for which you must identify an audio/visual source.
- SELECT A TOPIC/SUBJECT FROM THEMES COVERED IN THE TEXTBOOK! YOU MAY SELECT ANY THEME FROM CHAPTERS OF “MODERN LATIN AMERICA”
- WRITE A THESIS (see Jules R. Benjamin for definition of Thesis and how to construct your thesis)
- USE THE TEXTBOOK/CHAPTERS TO CREATE A TENTATIVE BILIOGRAPHY (MLA) FORMAT (5 SOURCES)
- BUILD ON YOUR TENTATIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY BY FINDING OTHER SOURCES AND ADDING NO LESS THAN 10 TO YOUR BIBLIOGRAPHY
- YOUR FINAL BIBLIOGRAPHY SHOULD BE NO LESS THAN 15 SOURCES (BEST IF THEY REFLECT A RANGE OF TYPES).
Oral Presentation Project:
Select an audio or video source on the topic to share in class and host a Q&A.
Finotti, Leonardo. Torres Del Parque Residential Complex. 2014. Museum of Modern Art, New York. MoMA Online Press Office RSS. By Rogelio Salmona. Web. 31 Mar. 2015.
A History of Modern Latin America by
Call Number: RESERVE / CIRCULATION DESK
Publication Date: 2009
A History of Modern Latin America: 1800 to the Present examines the diverse and interlocking experiences of people of indigenous, African, and European backgrounds from the onset of independence until today. Illustrates and analyzes the major and minor events that shape history, the triumphs and defeats, and the everyday lives of people of varied classes and racial and ethnic backgrounds Intersperses accounts of the lives of prominent figures with those of ordinary people Emphasizes gender's role in influencing political and economic change and shaping cultural identity.