of the Course: The fifteenth-century voyages of exploration created a new
Atlantic World, linking four continents (Europe, Africa, North America, and
South America) together and bringing three races into contact with one another
where previously there had been little or no communication. The Atlantic Ocean
served as a corridor for the fundamental exchange of ideas, peoples, crops,
and technology between the four continents bordering it. This course explores
the meaning and nature of the Atlantic World from roughly 1492 to 1825. Topics
will include the destruction and reconfiguration of indigenous societies, slavery
and the slave trade, labor migrations, the creation of an Atlantic economy,
European expansion and conquest, and the different indigenous strategies of
accommodation, resistance, and rebellion.
Class Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
This course is taught by: Professor Sean Perrone
here to see the syllabus for the last time Professor Perrone taught
this course. Please
note that the syllabus may change substantially.
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