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HIST 165: Slavery in the Americas

This seminar, using only eyewitness accounts, examines African slavery in the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America. Typical readings include the narrative of Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs' autobiography, and the writings of slave-holders like Mary Chesnut. Topics include the slave trade, the origins of African-American culture, women and slavery, and the origins of the Civil War. The course concludes with an examination of the process of emancipation. Offered periodically. Counts toward race and ethnic studies and American studies majors and race and ethnic studies and Africa and the Americas concentrations.

Africa and the Americas

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...Studies HIST 151 Slavery in African History HIST 165 Slavery in the Americas HIST 181...

American Studies

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...201 American Film History HIST 165 Slavery in the Americas HIST 169 From Fjord to...

Race and Ethnic Studies

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...majors) HIST 151 Slavery in African History HIST 165 Slavery in the Americas HIST 181...