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Undergraduate Course Details
Number HST 374
Title A History of Slavery and Labor Migration in West Africa
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII


This course examines the social and political factors which gave rise to slavery in West Africa and the relationship of the internal slave trade with the external one. It also analyzes the emergence of free labor and its subsequent transformation under the impact of urbanization. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for HIS364.