2018-2019 Academic Bulletin 
    Apr 22, 2024  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 116 - Colonial Latin America

Credits: 4
An introduction to Latin American history from the pre-Columbian era to the independence period. Topics considered include the diversity and complexity of Latin American indigenous civilizations before the arrival of Europeans; the Spanish impetus for New World exploration and conquest; the military conquest of the Aztec and Incan Empires; and the political and religious institutions, socio-economic structure, racial and ethnic attitudes, and cultural underpinnings of Spanish colonialism. Particular attention is paid to the modern ramifications of Latin America’s colonial past.

Distribution Requirements: IP, PD.