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Charles R. Hale, Director SRH 1.310, 2300 Red River Street D0800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512.471.5551

Spring 2004

LAS 324L • CULTURES OF BELIZ-BELIZ

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
36430
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VALDEZ

Course Description

TAUGHT IN BELIZE. STUDY ABROAD. Topics: Physical Background to Belize...environments, geography, etc. Prehistory of Belize (Paleoindian to First Maya Settlements) Prehistory of Belize (the Preclassic Period) Prehistory of Belize (the Classic Period) Prehistory of Belize (the Postclassic to First Contacts) Early History of Belize (Maya conflicts, Spanish Explorers) Early History of Belize (British Adventurers, Buccaneers, Loggers) Later History of Belize (Conflicts Between Spain & England) Later History of Belize (Short review: from Colony to Independence)

Texts

A HISTORY OF BELIZE: NATION IN THE MAKING (1995), Cubola Productions THE MAYA by M. Coe (6th ed), Thames & Hudson A Reader for Belize Archaeology & History (compiled by Valdez)

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