History

HIST2603The Caribbean: from Caribs to Castro Part I 3 ch
This survey course introduces students to a history of the Caribbean region from the indigenous era, beginning around 6000BC, to the late-eighteenth century. Topics covered include: indigenous politics, cosmology, and culutre; European conquest and indigenous responses and resistance to conquest; variations in politics and culture between empires; the Middle Passage; plantation and urban slavery; the everyday lives of the enslaved.

Please note: This course is offered under Registrar’s Warrant for the 2017-18 academic year and may not be offered on an ongoing basis.