070170 VO Theories and Methods of Global History (2019W)
The Nicaraguan Revolution (1979). Interdisciplinary Approaches to a Global History Topic
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Classes are taking place on
October 17, 2019
Blocked lecture class at (location will be announced)
October 24, 2019 15:00-18:30
October 25, 2019 09:45-13:00
November 7, 2019
December 5, 2019
January 16 and 23, 2020 (exams)
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
Vilas, Carlos M. “Popular Insurgency and Social Revolution in Central America”, in: Latin American Perspectives 15:1, (1988), pp. 55-77.
Walker, Thomas W. (Ed.). Revolution and Counterrevolution in Nicaragua. Boulder, CO/San Francisco/Oxford: Westview Press, 1991.
Werz, Nikolaus (Ed.). Populisten, Revolutionäre, Staatsmänner. Politiker in Lateinamerika. Frankfurt am Main: Vervuert Verlag, 2010 [Short biographies – in German – of: Emiliano Zapata, Augusto C. Sandino, Fidel Castro, Ernesto Che Guevara].
Westad, Odd Arne. The Global Cold War. Third World Interventions and the Making of Our Times. Cambridge [et. al.]: Cambridge University Press, 2005 [The 1980s & the Nicaraguan Revolution; chapter 9, pp. 331-348].