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The Age of Discovery, 1492-1700

Guasco, Mangan

Exploration of the European voyages of discovery, cross-cultural encounters, and the conquest of the Americas in the early modern period. Special attention to issues of race and ethnicity and the roles of religion, disease, technology, and the circulation of ideas throughout the Atlantic world. 

Students entering before 2012: satisfies History distribution requirement.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies Historical Thought distribution requirement.