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Colonial Latin America

This course provides an introduction to Colonial Latin American history. The course will cover the fifteenth century through the early nineteenth century, and will examine topics including Pre-Columbian indigenous cultures, contact and conquest, colonial hierarchies and resistance, race, gender, indigeneity, the Catholic Church, and Latin American independence.

Core Curriculum Designation: BB
Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0