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

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AAST 208 - Slavery and Freedom in the Western Hemisphere

This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Next Offered: First Semester 2009
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 3 Hours
Attribute: 3 SS, CD, WR

This course examines the emergence of the African diaspora in the Western Hemisphere from the 15th century onward. It focuses on the African historical background; the European contacts with West Africa, the Americas and the Caribbean; the rise of the Atlantic socio-economic and cultural complex; the development of New World economies and societies; the origins and organization of the slave trade and slavery; slave resistance, emancipation and the establishment of freedom. Enrollment Limit: 30.
Instructor: J. Millette
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