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Courses - Fall 2023
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Colonial Encounters: Natives, Spaniards, and Africans in the New World
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Recommended: HIST220 and HIST250.
Credit only granted for: HIST417 or HIST428Y.
Formerly: HIST428Y.
An exploration of the discourses and practices of the Spanish colonial project in the New World and the ways in which Indians and Blacks were incorporated into or excluded from that project. Also examines native and African resistance and adaptation to Spanish rule, and the process of transformation and hybridization of Spanish, native and African cultures in Spanish America. An analysis of recent historiographical developments that have profoundly changed the understanding of the Spanish conquest and colonization of the New World.