ALST 228 - The Caribbean: Conquest, Colonialism, and Self-Determination
Surveys Caribbean history from European conquest and colonization to political independence. It introduces students to the salient features of the region’s history from indigenous societies and their destruction by European invaders; through the rise of plantations and African slavery, the struggles for freedom, post-slavery social and economic developments; to the rise of nationalism leading to political self-determination, and the new American imperialism.
Crosslisted: HIST 228
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: No Senior
Area of Inquiry: Social Relations,Inst.& Agents
Liberal Arts CORE: None
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