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Explore the history and legacy of British colonial slavery and oppression in the Caribbean through historical slave accounts History of Slavery in the British Caribbean at FutureLearn.

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Overview

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.

Programme Structure

What 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.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • 4 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The course is designed for anyone interested in learning more the Black experience during British involvement in the transatlantic slave trade.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 1 months.

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Funding

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