May 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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HIST 0474 - Colonial Latin America


Demand 3 Credit Hours
Colonial Latin America will provide a historical overview of Latin American from the Spanish and Portuguese conquest until independence in the 1820s, by examining the major themes and events in the region. Particular emphasis will be placed on the Indian background to Latin American history and the ways the natives helped shape Latin American society. Topics covered will include the conquest of Latin America, imperial rivalries, Spanish administration, Indian labor, and the independence movements of the 19th century. Prerequisite: HIST 0130  or HIST 0140  



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