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.