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The Atlantic World 1500-1800

4 sem. hrs. Examines interactions between the Americas, Africa, and Europe in the early modern era. Special consideration of the Atlantic slave trade, the development of transatlantic colonial empires - especially the Spanish, British, French and Dutch empires - and interactions between American Indians and white colonizers. Covers social, economic, and political change.

Course details

  • Course number: HIST-240
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture


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