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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 209 - Society and Politics in the Modern Caribbean, 1838-1970

This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: CD, 3SS, WR

This course discusses the modern Caribbean from the emancipation of the slaves in the British West Indies to the independence and post-independence periods. It explores the post-emancipation social, economic and political problems; the introduction of East Indian indentureship; the later emancipations in the French and Spanish islands; political and economic modernization; the growth of the nationalist movements; independence and neo-colonialism. Enrollment Limit: 30.
Instructor: J. Millette

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