Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HIST 407 - SLAVERY IN THE ATLANTIC

Long Title: THE RISE AND FALL OF SLAVERY IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD, 1791-1888
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Examines the expansion and eradication of slavery in the Atlantic world during the 19th century. Special emphasis given to history of enslaved resistance, slaveholders, and abolitionists. Considers the influence of slavery on the cultural, economic, and political developments of Atlantic societies from the Haitian Revolution (1791) to Brazilian abolition (1888).