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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018

AAS 3157 - Caribbean Perspectives


Breaking with popular constructions of the region as a timeless tropical paradise, this course will re-define the Caribbean as the birthplace of modern forms of capitalism, globalization, and trans-nationalism. We will survey the founding moments of Caribbean history, including the imposition of slavery, the rise of plantation economies, and the development of global networks of goods and peoples.



Credits: 3