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HIST 162

Colonial Latin America

Description
The course covers the colonial administration and society of the Spanish and Portuguese colonies in the New World. I also look at social, economic, and political conditions of the Iberian Peninsula and of the Amerindian empires on the eve of the conquest. The course concludes with an overview of the independence movements in Hispanic America and Brazil. Pre-requisites: Upper division standing or instructor consent

Grading
Normal Grade Rules

Units
4