HIST 266: The Atlantic World, 1400-1800

3 credit hours

This course examines the Atlantic world, particularly the connections between the peoples of Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Topics include merchant trade, piracy, exploration, conquest, indigenous peoples, slavery, religion, and empire. Primary sources include maps, chronicles, newspapers, and slave narratives. Special focus on cultural history especially the impact and legacy of negotiation, conflict, and exchange.