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    Oberlin College
  Oct 24, 2017
Course Catalog 2017-2018
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AAST 357 - Empire and Resistance in the Caribbean (Haiti, Jamaica, Grenada, & Trinidad)

Next Offered: Future Term
Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS, CD, WINT

The class focuses on colonialism and imperialism in the Americas. Students will analyze the United States, Haiti, Jamaica, Grenada, and Trinidad’s struggle for independence. We examine U.S. imperialism in the Caribbean and Caribbean citizens’ acts. We document shifts and continuities from the Age of Revolutions to the late 1980s. Is there a commonality between the Haitian and U.S. Revolutions and the Grenada invasion of the 1980s? We examine race, ethcicity, color, and calss (re)distribution.
Enrollment Limit: 15
Instructor: M. Gadsby

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