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SPAN 4560. Culture/Customs of Spanish America. 3 Hours.

A study of the historical, cultural, and social influences that created the modern Latin American Society, including differentiating indigenous empires and identifying the legacy of those ancient civilizations; analyzing the complex conquest by Spain and examining the linguistic, social, political, and cultural aspects of Hispanic heritage; reviewing the different quests for independence in the 1800s; distinguishing the social and political aspects of the evolution of modern Latin American political systems; and examining examples of representative artistic and literary production. Prerequisite: SPAN 3060. FA.