Latin American Studies 180 - Introduction to Latin American Cultures
Intro to Latin American Cultrs
Mount Holyoke College
Shattuck Hall 216
Examines the confrontation, assimilation, and transformation of Amerindian, African, and European cultures in Latin America from the sixteenth century to the present. Focuses on the processes in which distinctive self-images emerged in the region and how these images have been challenged and changed over time. Uses films, literature, and folk traditions to complement scholarly analysis of the emergence of a New World mentality.
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