Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

HST 720 Topics in Latin American History

4 hours; 4 credits. This course covers important issues in the early and later history of Latin America. Topics in Latin American history may include a study of the Iberian discovery of America and the conquest of the native peoples from 1492 to 1650, the role of the Catholic church in the Hispanicization of Iberian America, the Latin American wars of independence, reform and revolution in Latin America, race in Latin America, the 20th-century Latin revolutions, U.S.-Latin American relations, and Cuban reform and revolution.