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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
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HST 373 Europe and the Atlantic, 1400-1800

3 Credit(s) DIII
This course examines the discovery, conquest, and colonization of coastal Africa and the western hemisphere by Europeans in the early modern era. Recent historical literature concerning the “discovery era” and its impact will be incorporated. Regional and comparative approaches will emphasize the development of a distinctive Atlantic economy and diverse colonial societies. Particular emphasis will be placed on trans-Atlantic trade, including the slave trade, and colonial competition and warfare. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for HIS362.