Courses & Programs

History of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean [C]

COURSE CODE: HIS 107

CREDITS: 3

A survey of the social, cultural, economic and political developments of the Caribbean with specific emphasis on Puerto Rico and Cuba. The different peoples and societies of the pre-Columbian era, the colonial period and the modern era until the present will be examined. Particular attention will be given to the relationship between the United States and the peoples of the Caribbean in the 20th century.