Slavery and Colonialism in the French 18th Century
General Catalog Course Title:
A Concept in French Cultural History
Terms Offered:
Fall 2012
Course Thread: 
Law & Humanities
Instructor: 
Maslan, Susan

The eighteenth century, the era that produced the French and the American revolutions, was a global age of commerce and exchange. Much of that commerce centered on the slave trade and the new world colonies. This course will study fictional and non-fictional texts that represented and examined the practices and meanings of slavery and colonialism.

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