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Course Catalog 2006-2007 
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AAST 208 - Slavery and Freedom in the Western Hemisphere

3 SS, CD, WR
First Semester. 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.

Prerequisites & Notes
Enrollment Limit: 35.
Mr. Millette


Credits: 3 hours

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