HISTORY 310 - Atlantic Slavery and the Making of the Modern World
Fall 2021, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU, RE
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

This upper-level seminar will examine systems of unfree labor in Africa and the Americas during the era of the Atlantic Slave Trade. Beginning with European colonization of the Americas and ending with the emancipations of the nineteenth century, the course will explore the labor and cultural practices of enslaved people as well as the evolution of slavery as a legal and economic institution. Although slavery was a global institution, we will pay special attention to the way that the organization of labor and the heritage of slavers and slaves created different societies in different parts of the Americas. We will also consider longstanding debates in the history of slavery such as the origins of racial slavery and forms of slave resistance. And throughout the course we will always consider the legacy of Atlantic slavery and how it continues to unfold in the problems and promises of our world today.

Schedule

HISTORY 310 - Atlantic Slavery and the Making of the Modern World
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
32433
Open
18
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM

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