COLONIALISM IN THE CARIBBEAN - Smith - Spring 2022

HIST 309 -- Colonialism In The Caribbean (3) Explores the impact of race, class, and colonialism on the development of Caribbean society. Examines the political geography of the pre-Hispanic Caribbean, the political and technical developments in the Iberian Peninsula that made colonialism possible, patterns of settlement, the rise of the plantation system, the connections between slavery and capitalism, the birth of African-American culture, the social structure of plantation society, slave resistance, and the process of emancipation. A minimum of Sophomore standing required.
Instructor: Smith, Kevin