Slavery and Abolition in the Atlantic World: 1450-1850
University of the Western Cape
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units20
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4 - 5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6 - 7.5
Hours & Credits
On completion of the module, students should be able to:
Give a critical account of the key historical debates around the
Atlantic slave trade and the abolitionist movement
Analyse the ways that historians use evidence in writing and in film
1. Middle Passage: slave journey between Africa and the New World.
2. Slave narratives
3. Abolitionist movement in Britain
4. Reason for the abolition of Slavery
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.