Making 'Race' in the British Atlantic World

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Examines historical processes through which modern concepts of 'race' and difference were made on the ground in the British Atlantic empire (North America, Caribbean, West and Southern Africa, 1500-1900). Themes include: cultural encounters in early explorations; shifting interactions of gender, religion, nation and race; responses of enslaved and indigenous peoples; social reform; rise of scientific racism.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 485B, HIST 469 (if taken in the same topic).

Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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