The Struggle for Independence in Latin America, 1767-1867

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Also: HSTR 376B, 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 focussing on Argentina, Colombia, México and Perú.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of SPAN 484D, HIST 471, HSTR 376B.
  • Given in English.

Undergraduate course in Spanish offered by the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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