History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 525: Problems in Latin American History

HIST 525-001: Problems in Latin American: Early Modern Atlantic World
(Fall 2010)

Robinson B442

Section Information for Fall 2010

Historians and others have conceptualized the Atlantic World through a variety of themes and from different regional perspectives. In this course we will study Atlantic issues including Native American-European-African culture contact and culture transmission in different areas, colonial political and religious structures, the Atlantic slave trade, commodity exchanges, and the creation of racial ideologies. We will look at the way these events and processes affected people and institutions in Latin America, West and West Central Africa, Europe, and British America. Throughout the course we will consider how scholars define the Atlantic World and the categories they use, and we will consider which categories and approaches we find most significant.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Analysis of selected problems. Emphasizes reading and discussion of historical interpretations, and development of bibliography. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

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