Colonial Latin America (HIST*3420) | College of Arts

Colonial Latin America (HIST*3420)

Code and section: HIST*3420*01

Term: Winter 2016

Instructor: Karen Racine


This course covers the history of Latin America from the pre-Columbian period to age of independence in the early nineteenth century. Topics include pre-Columbian civilizations; the European conquest; the development of colonial societies and politics; the growth of slavery; eighteenth-century imperial reform, and the rise of independence movements.