History and Art History

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 271: Survey of Latin American History

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Section Information from the Schedule of Classes for Fall 2012

HIST 271-001:
Survey Latin American History  —  Joan C. Bristol

09:30 AM to 10:20 AM MWF —  Innovation Hall 204

This course examines the history of colonial Spanish and Portuguese America from the pre-contact civilizations of the Americas to independence in the early 19th century. Specific topics that will be studied include the wars of conquest; the ecological, cultural and economic effects of contact among Europeans, Africans, and indigenous inhabitants of the Americas; colonial political structures; and labor systems including slavery.

Satisfies the general education requirement in global understanding.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Surveys colonial era to 1825. Emphasizes interactions of United States, Latin America.

Satisfies General Education requirement for global understanding..

Notes:

Fulfills the college requirement in non-Western culture.

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