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LAC 304: The Social History of Hispaniola.

3 hours, 3 credits. History and social developments of the island of Hispaniola from colonial times to the present. Focus on the formation of the Spanish colony, the division of the island, the French and Haitian Revolutions, the creation of two nations (the Republic of Haiti and the Dominican Republic), conflicts over the border and race relations, the massacre of 1937, and the present social conditions in both nations.

Last modified: 9/3/2014