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Colonialism and Its Consequences in the Americas
AMST 200
Fall 2009
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: LAST 200

Why does colonialism matter to the fields of Latin American studies and American studies? What have been the consequences of colonialism for the nations that make up the Western Hemisphere? This course offers a comparative analysis of colonial ventures and their consequences in the Americas. Topics to be investigated include the encounters of indigenous, European, and African peoples; the formation of colonial societies and syncretic systems of belief; independence movements and the emergence of nation-states. Diverse theoretical and methodological approaches allow us to approach critical issues of coloniality and postcoloniality, as they are embedded in cultural and material forms, from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS AMST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(CBST-MN)(CGST-MN)(EDST)(HRAD-MN)(LAST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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