HIST 065. Cities of (Im)migrants: Buenos Aires, Lima, Philadelphia, and New York

Why do people move? Who participates in the migration process? How do local political, cultural, and economic conditions and broader global capitalist forces shape individual/family decisions to migrate? What forces mold (im)migrants' adjustments to the new cities? When do (im)migrant groups become communities? This course explores the adjustment of European immigrants in Buenos Aires, internal migrants in Lima, and Latinos in Philadelphia and New York and their roles in the making of modern metropolis.
Prerequisite: HIST or LALS course.
Social sciences.
Writing course.
1 credit.
Eligible for LALS, GLBL-core
Spring 2024. Armus.
Catalog chapter: History  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/history

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