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Courses - Spring 2024
AASP
African American Studies Department Site
Open Seats as of
05/22/2024 at 05:30 PM
AASP468A
Special Topics in Africa and the Americas; The African Side of the Black Diasporic Atlantic: People, Politics, and Faiths
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with HIST419W. Credit only granted for HIST419W or AASP468A.

The Black Atlantic- the African diaspora, and development of Atlantic- world Black communities- but with the focus on the African side. How did new Atlantic states and networks develop in Africa alongside the traffic in enslaved? How did the slave trade change Africa? Focuses include Asante, Dahomey, Yorubaland, African Islamic jihads, and abolition.