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.