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|HIST 280 - Colonial Latin America|
This course is an introduction to the history of Latin America from the fifteenth century to the early nineteenth century. Topics to be discussed include Amerindian politics and empires on the eve of contact with Europe; contact, conquest, and colonization; conversion and religious adaptation; colonial imperial administration; Latin American economy in the world system; cultural conflict, resistance, and hybridization among European, African, and Aboriginal peoples; and the gradual emergence of distinctly Latin American identities.
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Audio/Video