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HIST 131 Latin America Before Independence

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course is a history of Latin America and the Caribbean, 1492-1810. It opens with a discussion of the pre-Encounter world and then delves into topics such as social relations, the Church's role in colonization, and resistance to colonization and slavery. Throughout the course, references are made to Latin America's and the Caribbean's roles in the emergence of a modern, global social-economic system. This course is designed for all students interested in the history of Latin America and the Caribbean.

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