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HIST 4335 Religion in Latin American History (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This upper level course looks at the various ways in which religious thought and practice have been inseparable from the course of Latin American and Caribbean history from the Pre-Conquest period to the present era. Emphasis is placed on the spiritual praxis of the pre-Conquest Andes and the subsequent consequences of the Christian conquest, debates about Christianity and Conquest on Hispaniola in the 1500s, Islam and slave rebellion, Vodun in the Haitian history, the Church and the Mexican Revolution, and Theology of Liberation.


Instructor(s): Deborah Levenson

Prerequisites: The History Core, Parts I and II

Cross listed with:

Comments: Fulfils Non-Western requirement for History majors


Last Updated: 27-Oct-15