Peru in Modern Times

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Peru in Modern Times

  • Host University

    Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

  • Location

    Lima, Peru

  • Area of Study

    History, Latin American Studies

  • Language Level

    High Advanced

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The course examines the principal socio-political and cultural transformations in Peruvian history since the Independence to current days. It will emphasize in the political history of Peru, the construction of the Peruvian state and the transformations associated to the social and cultural diversity of Peru in this process. Therefore, the course will explore issues such as national identity, the formation of the state, the relation between the Andean and the Amazonian population with the Peruvian state, the European and Asian immigration, among others. These social and cultural processes will be analyzed from a historical perspective.

Course Disclaimer

Please note that there are no beginning level courses offered in this program.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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