The Struggle for Independence in Latin America, 1767-1867

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Also: SPAN 484D

Formerly: HIST 471

Topics include creole patriotism, the Enlightenment and Latin America, the growth of antislavery sentiment and the emergence of Dessalines, Bolívar, Hidalgo, and Morelos as leaders of independence movements. Explores the destabilizing battles between conservatives and liberals in the newly created nations focusing on Argentina, Colombia, México and Perú.


Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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