Against a backdrop of global protests and civil unrest due to racial inequities in our contemporary society, this course offers the opportunity to explore how these inequalities are related to historical colonial processes.Starting with the context of life, culture, and economy of West Africa, you’ll follow enslaved people through their forced migration to the islands of the Caribbean and the life they found there.
Discover the lives of enslaved people in British colonies in the Caribbean
History of Slavery in the British Caribbean at FutureLearn will teach you how enslaved people lived in the Caribbean and what methods were used to control their way of life and oppress enslaved people.
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Programme StructureWhat topics will you cover?
- Trafficking in enslaved people in the transatlantic trade.
- The culture and lifestyle of enslaved people.
- How enslaved people resisted enslavement.
- What methods were used to control and oppress enslaved people in the Caribbean.
- What happened in the Caribbean when slavery was outlawed.
- How to explore the contemporary legacies of slavery in the modern world.
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- 1 months
- 4 hrs/week
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DisciplinesHistory Ancient History View 34 other Short Courses in History in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
The course is designed for anyone interested in learning more the Black experience during British involvement in the transatlantic slave trade.
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NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 1 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.