HIS474H1: Emancipate Yourselves from Mental Slavery? Historical Narratives of Caribbean Decolonisation

Hours: 
24S

This course is a critical intellectual history of Caribbean decolonisation. It begins with the Haitian Revolution, exploring and comparing how history was mobilized to structure anti-colonial theories about the making of postcolonial Caribbean societies. Key conceptual frameworks to be examined include indegenism, noirism, creolization, metissage; Caribbean interpretations of Marxism, Negritude and Pan-Aricanism.

Prerequisite: 

HIS294Y1/​HIS230H1,231H1

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)