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Course Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 121 - African Presence in the Atlantic World


Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3SS, CD
This course is an introduction to the history of Africans in the Atlantic world from 1441, when the first African slaves were carried by ship from Africa to Portugal, until 1888 when Brazil became the last country to abolish slavery. It addresses such themes as the life of enslaved Africans and their various forms of resistance. Students will also be introduced to the continuities and transformations of African structures and belief systems in the Diaspora.
Enrollment Limit: 20
Instructor: G. Gill


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