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HST 238 Survey of Latin America

3 Credit(s) DIII V HP
This course explores Latin American history from pre-Columbian times to the present, covering indigenous societies and conquest. Also covered are Spanish and Portuguese colonial rule, independence, integration in the world economy in the nineteenth century, and the development of industry and agriculture in the twentieth. We examine political, social and economic structures, stressing the perspectives of poor majorities in Latin America.