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HIST 3501 Study and Writing of History: Jesuits and Slavery (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course will introduce students to the processes of historical research through an examination of the role of slavery in early Jesuit missions in America, from the colonial period through the Civil War. After initial readings in the history of Jesuits in the United States, students will identify a topic of interest and will conduct research in original sources, available on this campus and elsewhere. They will prepare a major research paper summarizing their findings.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): James O'Toole

Prerequisites: The History Core, Parts I and II; History Major Standing.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17