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HIST 461 Race and Ethnicity in Latin America, 1492 to the Present

HIST 461  Race and Ethnicity in Latin America, 1492 to the Present  Units: 4.50  

Examines the history of race relations in Latin America from European contact to the present. Topics include indigenous resistance and adaptation to conquest, African slavery and emancipation, debates about assimilation versus cultural survival, and whether Latin America provides a unique model of race relations.

Learning Hours: 180 (36 Seminar, 144 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Registration in a (HIST Major or Medial Plan) and a (minimum grade of a C+ in 6.0 units from HIST 300-330).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  


The Department of History shares John Watson Hall with Classics, English, and Philosophy. Department offices, a lounge, and graduate student study carrels are located in Watson Hall.

History (HIST)

HIST 801, 828, 840, 865 and 901 are 6.0 credit units courses normally offered over two terms. HIST 898, 899 and 999 are 6.0 credit units. All other course are 3.0 credit units, 1 term courses.