Survey of Spanish Caribbean History|
Fall 2007 not offered
AFAM 246, HIST 280|
This course examines the Spanish Caribbean from colonization through the 20th century. Topics to be discussed include exploration, conquest, migration, the slave trade, slavery, race and gender relations, revolution, and nation-building in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Cambeira, Alan. QUISQUEYA LA BELLA: THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC IN HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE
Diaz, Maria Elena. THE VIRGIN, THE KING, AND THE ROYAL SLAVES OF EL COBRE: NEGOTIATING FREEDOM IN COLONIAL CUBA, 1670-1780.
Ferrer, Ada. INSURGENT CUBA: RACE, NATION, AND REVOLUTION, 1868-1898.
Morales Carrion, Arturo. PUERTO RICO: A POLITICAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY
Mintz, Sidney. WORKER IN THE CANE: A PUERTO RICAN LIFE HISTORY
Moya Pons, Frank. THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: A NATIONAL HISTORY
Perez, Jr., Louis. ON BECOMING CUBAN: IDENTITY, NATIONALITY AND CULTURE
|Examinations and Assignments: |
In class exam, take home final exam, two papers, book review, film review, regular attendance and participation in dicussions.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Any junior or senior LAST or HIST major who is unable to enroll during online registration must submit an enrollment request to be considered for placement in the course. Additional preference given to AMST majors.
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