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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: LLS                                     Course Number: 145                                    
Course Title: Puerto Rican Culture and Folklore
Subject: Latin American and Latina/O Studies
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


A study of the emergence of a national culture and folklore. The Taino, Spanish, and African contributions to the Puerto Rican personality and character. Emphasis on the impact of the culture of the United States on Puerto Rico and the resulting conflicts. The search for a Puerto Rican identity in the United States.

Start Date:    12/15/2009                         End Date: