43.345 Slavery and Abolition

Slavery and Abolition

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 5293
Status Active

This course takes a comparative approach to the study of plantation slavery in the Americas with special attention to developments in Virginia and Cuba. It surveys the structure of slavery in the nineteenth century United States South; slavery's legacy in the United States; and its twenty-first century reincarnation in human trafficking and forced labor around the world.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Requisite: Sophomore level or higher.