HIST 380 Pre-Columbian/Colonial Mexico

Comprehensive examination of the early history of Mexico, including the political, economic, social, and cultural complexities of antiquity, the violence of the Conquest, and the structural transformations that took place in Indian Mexico after the arrival of the Spanish. Special attention is given to the cultural and political legacies of the Spanish influence in Mexico, with an eye toward assessing the domestic and global trajectories that pushed the colony to declare its independence from Spain in 1810.




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