Nation States

These are the slides for the final session in the course. There are many slides of the US-Mexico Border - it is a long line!

Issues covered:

  1. Nations as Imagined Communities

  2. Failed independence in Brazil (inconfidenca mineira)

  3. State building in Colombia, Central America and Bolivia

  4. Who were the Spanish Americans? Legibility, creoles, castes and the State

  5. State formation out of war making

  6. A line in the sand and the US-Mexico border

  7. Georeferrencing death locations and historical ethnic identities