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Lehman College
Course Prefix: LAC                                     Course Number: 304                                    
Course Title: The Social History of Hispaniola
Subject: Latin American/Caribbean Studies
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


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.

Start Date:    11/30/2010                         End Date: