HIST 3833 - Latin American History, Colonial Period
Prerequisite(s): Six hours of history or consent of the chair.
This course investigates the Indian, White, and Black cultures which made up the ethnic and cultural diversity in Ibero-America. The discovery, conquest, and settlement of Ibero- America are covered in detail as are such institutions as the church, encomienda, and the military. The course concludes with a discussion of the impact of the reforms of Charles III as they affected Latin America and initiated the independence movement.