HIST 2710 O - Introduction to Caribbean History

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The evaluation for this course does not include formal seated exams, so no distance proctoring arrangements are required.

Introduction to the history of the Caribbean that examines the indigenous populations, the role of colonialism and slavery in the construction of plantation societies, the impact of emancipation, and the social, cultural, economic, and political dynamics of the Caribbean in the post-emancipation period. (Field d) Precludes additional credit for HIST 2704 (no longer offered).

This course introduces students to key topics that will give historical insight into the creation of the Caribbean. Students will be exposed to scholarly readings as well as literature, film, music, and other forms of popular culture in an effort to critically analyze historical assumptions about the region. The course will look at the waves of migration that led to the peopling of this region.

CRN for section O: 12934

Instructor: Audra Diptee

Audra Diptee

About the instructor: Audra A. Diptee is a specialist in Caribbean history. She has researched extensively in this area. Her work explores several themes including slavery, race relations and imperialism.

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