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HIST 7804 Colloquium: American Slavery (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

No field in American history has been more dynamic and more debated than the history of slavery in the United States. This course covers a broad range of critical questions and historical debates about slavery in the United States, including the evolution of slavery over time, slavery and gender roles,the position of free blacks in a slave society, slave religion, and the impact of slavery on the nation. From a few of the classic texts on slavery to the most recent and acclaimed scholarship, we will explore some of the more controversial, innovative, and provocative works in the field.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Cythnia Lyerly

Prerequisites: Graduate level standing or permission of instructor

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13