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HIST 256 Colonial Latin America (4)

A study of the history of Latin America from the pre-colonial period to independence. Emphasis will be placed on the development of Latin America's economy, culture and political life. Special attention will be given to the encounter between the Spanish conquistadors and indigenous peoples, as well as to the background of the movements for independence.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences
  • Offering: Alternate years in fall
  • Instructor: Jopp

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