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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

AAS 101 - Introduction to African-American and African Studies I


This introductory course surveys the histories of people of African descent in Africa, the Americas, and the Caribbean from approximately the Middle Ages to the 1880s. Emphases include the Atlantic slave trade and its complex relationship to Africa; the economic systems, cultures, and communities of Africans and African-Americans in the New World, in slavery and in freedom; the rise of anti-slavery movements; and the socio-economic systems that replaced slavery in the late 19th century. (Y)

Credits: 4