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Survey of Spanish Caribbean History
LAST 246 FA
This course examines the Spanish Caribbean from colonization through the twentieth century. Topics to be discussed include exploration, conquest, migration, the slave trade, slavery, race and gender relations,
and nation-building in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic.
Cambeira, Alan. QUISQUEYA LA BELLA: THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC IN HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE
Diaz, Maria Elena. THE VIRGIN, THE KING, AND THE ROYAL SLAVES OF EL COBRE: NEGOTIATING FREEDOM IN COLONIAL CUBA,
Ferrer, Ada. INSURGENT
CUBA: RACE, NATION, AND REVOLUTION, 1868-1898.
Morales Carrion, Arturo. PUERTO RICO: A POLITICAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY
Mintz, Sidney. WORKER IN THE CANE: A PUERTO RICAN LIFE HISTORY
Moya Pons, Frank. THE
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: A NATIONAL
Perez, Jr., Louis. ON BECOMING CUBAN: IDENTITY, NATIONALITY AND CULTURE
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
In class exam, take home final exam, two papers, book review, film review, regular attendance and participation in dicussions.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Any junior or senior LAST or HIST major who is unable to enroll during online registration must submit an enrollment request to be considered for placement in the course. Additional preference given to AMST majors.
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