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2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST 131 - History of Latin America to 1824

Credits: (3)
College Curriculum: COLL 300
Domain (Anchored): CSI
This course is an introductory survey of Latin American history from pre-contact societies to the end of colonial rule encompassing both Portuguese and Spanish America. Latin America to 1825 examines crucial historical processes to the formation of modern Latin American societies. The history of the sub-continent is understood as part of the large Atlantic community. Topics that will be examined in the course include: conquest, colonialism, empire, slavery, slave trade, commodity chains, roots of inequalities, subaltern groups, gender, corruption and contraband, rebellions and revolutions, trans-imperial interactions.
Cross-listed with: LAS 131