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Colonial Latin America

HIST 296
Fall 2009
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: LAST 296
Certificates: International Relations

This lecture course begins with the history of three major indigenous societies-the Maya, the Aztecs, the Incas- and continues through the formation of the Spanish and Portuguese empires. Topics include the initial contact in and conquest of the Caribbean, Meso-America, and the Andes; the imposition of imperial rule and the survival of precontact cultures; the transformation of production; the impact of and resistance to slavery; the structure of colonial communities; the role of gender, religion, ethnicity, and race in the creation of colonial identities; and the independence movements and the end of formal colonial rule. The required readings introduce students to major theoretical approaches to the history of the region; primary documents, maps, and drawings and other texts will be discussed in class.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CBST-MN)(CEAS-Arcp/Hist)(HIST-MN)(HIST)(HRAD-MN)(LAST)(STS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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