2023-2024 University Catalog 
    Jun 18, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog

HIST 225 - Jamaica: From Colony to Independence (Study Group) (LAC)

Surveys the history of Jamaica from 1655 when the British took possession of the island through political independence in 1962, to the present. Examines the growth of Jamaica to become Britain’s most prosperous colony during the 18th century based on an export sugar-based, slave-driven economy; the social and political consequences of its dependence on slavery; the economic effects of slave abolition and free trade during the 19th century; social and political developments after emancipation; the growth of black nationalism and decolonization; and post/neo-colonial developments. (LAC)

Credits: 1.00
Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: None
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Social Relations,Inst.& Agents
Core Component: None

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