NEW421H1: Global Perspectives on the Haitian Revolution

Hours: 
24S

Examines the colonial pre-history of the Haitian Revolution (1791-1804).  Explores how this transatlantic revolution unfolded, including the emancipation of slaves, Toussaint, Louverture, and the roles played by Spain, the United States and Britain.  A reflection on the Revolution in contemporary literature and film.

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