Jun 24, 2019  
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HST 466 - Indigenous Elites of the Americas, 15th-19th Century


4 credits
Examines the indigenous political and intellectual leaders of the early modern history of the Americas during the centuries of conquest and colonization who made a place for themselves within a new colonial society. Indian intellectuals wrote in Latin, Nahuatl, Spanish and Quechua. Indian leaders argued cases before the courts, petitioned the political authority of Europe and led armies of conquest to bring new lands under the Spanish Empire. Addresses Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English subjects and client states with a special emphasis on the urban Indian elites of Peru and Mexico. Prerequisite(s):  HST 110  , HST 111  .
Graded (A-F) only



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