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Colonialism and Its Consequences in the Americas
AMST 200
Spring 2008
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: LAST 200

This course, required for American Studies and Latin American studies majors, offers a comparative analysis of colonial ventures and their consequences in the Americas. Among the topics to be discussed are organization of production, including state labor systems, chattel slavery, and indenture; governance and colonial bureaucracies; the interaction of indigenous, European, and African peoples and the formation of colonial culture and syncretic belief systems; independence movements and the emergence of nation-states. Consistent with the interdisciplinary nature of the Americas programs, the course introduces diverse theoretical and methodological approaches to these issues.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy
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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