HST 291 - Colonial Latin America & the Caribbean

Course unit(s): 1
Meets GAR: Meets general academic requirement DE and HU.
Colonial Latin American History begins with the study of Original Empires and concludes with the movements of Independence from Portugal and Spain.  Course materials introduce students to major themes emerging from Spanish and Portuguese Colonialism in Latin America and the Caribbean, and encourage students to reflect upon the interplay of systems of power with human experience. Topical areas of study include racial and caste systems, sex and gender, religion and spiritual beliefs, slavery and coerced labor, and rebellion and revolution. 
Meets Department pre-Modern Requirement

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