Spring 2024 History UN2679 section 001

Atlantic Slave Trade

Call Number 13306
Day & Time
MW 2:40pm-3:55pm
304 Hamilton Hall
Points 4-4.5
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Christopher L Brown
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description

The history of human trafficking in the Atlantic world from the first European slaving expeditions in the late fifteenth century down to the final forced crossings in the era of the U.S. Civil War.  Themes include captive taking in West Africa and its impact on West African societies, the commercial organization of the Atlantic slave trade in Europe and the Americas, and the experience of capture, exile, commodification, and survival of those shipped to the Americas. 

Web Site Vergil
Department History
Enrollment 14 students (35 max) as of 6:06PM Monday, May 20, 2024
Subject History
Number UN2679
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Note Discussion HIST UN2680 REQUIRED
Section key 20241HIST2679W001