Jan 27, 2021  
Catalogue 2019-2020 
Catalogue 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 373 - Slavery and Abolition in Africa

1 unit(s)
(Same as AFRS 373 ) The Trans-Saharan and the Atlantic slave trade transformed African communities, social structures, and cultures. The seminar explores the development, abolition, and impact of slavery in Africa from the earliest times to the twentieth century. The major conceptual and historiographical themes include indigenous servitude, female enslavement, family strategies, slave resistance, abolition, and culture. The seminar uses specific case studies as well as a comparative framework to understand slavery in Africa. Ismail Rashid.

Prerequisite(s): Standard department prerequisites or permission of the instructor.

One 2-hour period.

Not offered in 2019/20.

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