HIS305H1: Death and Life in Plantation America


This course examines the experiences of enslaved people in the Americas and introduces students to the complex history of the ‘plantation’ as a site of violence; social, economic, labour and political organization and experimentation; kinship, culture and community recreation and rebellion. The course will focus on the 17th to 19th century Caribbean in comparative and transnational relationship to the continental Americas.

Society and its Institutions (3)