HIST 2006.03: The Atlantic World, 1450-1650: European Colonization of the Americas.
The commercial and colonial expansion of Europe into the Americas. Topics of particular interest are the relations of Europeans and indigenous peoples, the ecological consequences of colonization, the use of unfree labour, the role of technology, the establishment of settler colonies, the effect of overseas communication on European culture, and the role of colonial expansion in the development of the world economy.
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