History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 271: Survey of Latin American History

HIST 271-001: Survey Latin American History
(Fall 2012)

09:30 AM to 10:20 AM MWF

Innovation Hall 204

Section Information for Fall 2012

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. May not be repeated for credit.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Specialized Designation: Non-Western Culture
Schedule Type: Lecture

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