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Courses - Spring 2024
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06/13/2024 at 01:30 PM
Special Topics in History; The African Side of the Black Diasporic Atlantic: People, Politics, and Faiths
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with AASP468A. 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.