HIST 3325 Slavery in the Atlantic World
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 30.9.
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3 hours lecture, 3 credits
Slavery in the Americas from an Atlantic perspective (including developments in Africa and Europe) from the fifteenth century until abolition. Slavery in Mediterranean Europe, the changing nature of slavery in Africa, the slave trade, the economics of slavery, the plantation system, daily life among slaves and slave owners, slavery and race, hegemony, resistance, slave revolts, the Haitian Revolution, abolition in the Americas, and post-emancipation challenges. Alternatively, may satisfy credit requirements in African, Asian, Caribbean, Latin American, Middle Eastern History.