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2020 - 2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020 - 2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTH 532 - Maroon Societies


Fall or Spring Credits: 3 Gundaker.

An exploration of the African American communities created by escaped slaves throughout the Americas, from Brazil up through the Caribbean and into the southern United States. Emphasis on the processes by which enslaved Africans from diverse societies created new cultures in the Americas, on the development of these societies through time, and on the present-day status of surviving maroon communities in Suriname and French Guiana, Jamaica, Colombia and elsewhere.