HST 104 Conquest, Slavery and Revolution in the Atlantic World
3 Credit(s) HP WC
This course examines the interconnected history of the Atlantic World that took place on the ocean and on four continents from the age of exploration in the fifteenth century to the abolition of slavery in the nineteenth century. This collision of old worlds produced conflict but in the process it would ultimately create an interconnected community of diverse peoples and cultures, the beginnings of globalization. The course will consider a wide range of topics including exploration, colonization, commerce, migration, slavery, creole societies, revolution and piracy. Three lecture hours per week.