Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2019

     

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HIST 596 001 (CRN: 25712)

ATLANTIC WORLD PORT CITIES

Long Title: PORT CITIES IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD: SIXTEENTH-NINETEENTH CENTURIES
Department: History
Instructor: Metcalf, Alida
Meeting: 1:00PM - 3:30PM F (7-JAN-2019 - 19-APR-2019) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 5
Enrollment data as of: 20-JUN-2024 8:05AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: This graduate seminar investigates the social and economic history of key port cities in the Atlantic World from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries. Emphasis will be placed on slavery and the slave trade, the spatial history of the port city, and the experiences of men and women. Digital humanities methods will be demonstrated through a case study of Rio de Janeiro. Students will develop and write a final paper on the port city of their choice.