Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
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History 218. First Global Societies: Colonial Latin America

Provides an introduction to early modern history of the Hispanophone and Lusophone Americas, principally through interpretation of documents. Topics include: indigenous societies before contact with Europeans; conquest and colonization of the Americas by Iberians; the rise of African slavery; social, economic, political and cultural developments under colonial rule, and revolutions for national independence.