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Orlando H. Patterson
Harvard University (Cambridge, MA 02138-3800)

The Comparative Study of Slavery

A seminar in three parts: 1) A worldwide review of the study of slavery from the end of the 18th century to the present. 2) An assessment of the general and theoretical views of historians and other social scientists regarding the origins and dynamics of slavery and slave society in different kinds of social systems. 3) In-depth case studies of representative slave systems, ancient, medieval and modern times.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Seminars for College Teachers

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$47,691 (approved)
$47,691 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1978 – 9/30/1978