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Undergraduate Record 2017-2018
University of Virginia
  Feb 18, 2018
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