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The African diaspora: An archaeological perspective
In many ways the African diaspora is a contentious episode from the past (and indeed present). This free course, The African diaspora: An archaeological perspective, explores why this area of research has been traditionally under-represented and highlights the ways in which archaeology can contribute to this fast-growing field of study.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- understand the modern academic approaches to the study of African slavery
- show an awareness of the links between archaeology and related academic disciplines, such as history, in the study of the past
- understand the classification of different forms of slavery in the past.
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- 1 Why study slavery through archaeology?
- 2 What is slavery?
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