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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 227 - Saint Domingue/Haiti in the Atlantic World

Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS, CD

This course introduces students to the history of the Atlantic World through an in-depth examination of one of its richest and violent colonies, Saint-Domingue. The course begins with the disdcussion of the indigenous population, pre-1492 and ends in 1805, with the issuance of Haiti’s first Constitution. Students will explore the diverse population of St. Domingue (indigenous, African and European); the structure of colonial society; and St. Domingue’s participation in the Age of Revolution that produced Haiti.

Enrollment Limit: 20
Instructor: Y. Alexis

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