Free and Slave in the New World, 1492-1888

A survey of African-American and Afro-Caribbean societies from the European settlement of the Americas to the abolition of slavery in Brazil. The geographical focus is on Canada, the United States, Mexico, Guyana, Brazil, Cuba, and the English-speaking Caribbean-primarily Trinidad, Jamaica, and Barbados. The course introduces students to the historical debate over the varieties of slave systems.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Africana Studies
Number: 
AFRSTY220-01C
Semester: 
Spring 2019
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 to Tuesday, February 19, 2019