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HIST 440. Comparative Slavery in the Americas. 3 Hours.

North and South America have different experiences with salvery. In this course we will compare and contrast the African impact on both continents, especially in Brazil and the United States. Some topics that we will study are the slave trades, runaway slave societies, the Haitian revolution, African religions, race relations, gender roles, families, and the meanings of freedom. Prerequisites: two of the following HIST 101, 102, 103, 104, 211, or 212 or consent of instructor. T.