Level: 3

Semester: 2

Prerequisite: None


Course Description:

This course is grounded in substantive analysis of Eric Williams’ seminal work Capitalism and Slavery.  The students are engaged in historiographical, theoretical and conceptual debates.  The areas examined include the content of the book, the historiography before and after its publication, the historiographical debate generated, new areas of scholarship spawned by the book and the impact of the text on Caribbean economic thought.



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