a latin american history seminar

Schedule and Readings

Pdfs are available here.

Week One – Course Introduction (Jan 11)

Week Two – Paradigms of Conquest (Jan 18)

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Week Three – Chronicles I - Mexico (Jan 25)

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Week Four – Chronicles II - Peru (Jan 30)

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Week Five – Prescott (Feb 8)

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Week Six – Social History I – Peru (Feb 15)

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Week Seven – no class (Feb 22)

Week Eight – Social History II – Yucatan (Mar 1)

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Week Nine – Demography (Mar 8)

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PAPER ONE DUE!!!

Week Ten – Spring Break (Mar 15)

Week Eleven – New Conquest History I – Perspective (Mar 22)

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Week Twelve – New Conquest History II – Guatemala (Mar 29)

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Week Thirteen – Malintzin (Apr 5)

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PAPER TWO DUE!!!

Week Fourteen – Frontiers (Apr 12)

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Week Fifteen – Iberian Atlantic (Apr 19)

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Week Sixteen – Empire (Apr 26)

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Kamen, Empire: How Spain Became a World Power, 1492-1763

FINAL PAPER DUE MAY 3rd!!!