BK 373 Slave Societies in the Caribbean and Latin America (Fall: 3)

Cross Listed with HS373
Satisfies Cultural Diversity Core Requirement
Offered Periodically
Over 90 percent of slaves imported into the Americas during the Atlantic slave trade were brought to the Caribbean Islands and South America. The Caribbean Islands received 42.2 percent of the total slave imports and South America 49.1 percent. Among the topics covered are the rise and fall of slavery, the economics of slave trading, slave demography, patterns of slave life, slave laws, slave resistance, slave culture, social structure and the roles of the freed people. The compass of the course embraces a variety of English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Dutch speaking countries and a comprehensive approach.
Frank Taylor

Last Updated: 03-SEP-13