21H.229 The Black Radical Tradition in America


Class Info

Focuses on American history from the African-American perspective. Includes alternative visions of the nation's future, and definitions of its progress, that have called for a fundamental restructuring of political, economic and social relations. Introduces events, figures and institutions that have shaped African-American history, from the struggles to dominate the African coast and the emergence of a modern slave trade, through the fall of the Western slave societies. Also examines the experiences of Africans in other parts of North America, as well as South America and the Caribbean.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.229 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by C. Wilder.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

You can find more information at the MIT SHASS: Undergraduate Studies - Interdisciplinary Programs - African and African Diaspora Studies site or on the 21H.229 Stellar site.

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