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The Caribbean (ABC-223)

Semester: Fall 2020
Number: 0101-223-001
Instructor: Micah Oelze
Days: Monday 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Wednesday Friday 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Note: Hybrid Online/In-Person Class
Location: Garden City - Swirbul Library 5S ONL
Credits: 3

Both Classes (cross-Listed With 0136-223) Will Meet On
Mondays In Person,Wednesdays And Fridays Online

Course Materials: View Text Books

This course covers the main topics, themes, and debates in Caribbean history from the period just before the Spanish invasion to the political and social upheavals of the twentieth century. Topics include European colonialism (Spanish, French, and English), plantation slavery, abolition movements, ethnic relations, migration, revolutions, natural disasters and tourism. (Learning Goals:G;Distribution Reqs:Humanities)

Learning Goals:   Our goals are to challenge existing assumptions, encourage critical thinking and gain a deeper understanding of the human experience in the Caribbean.

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