Spring 2022

HIST3378: Pirates, Planters, and Freedom Fighters [undergraduate face-to-face course]. The 2 assigned books are:

  • Girard, Philippe. Toussaint Louverture: A Revolutionary Life (New York: Basic Books, 2016).
  • Rediker, Marcus. Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age. Beacon Press, 2005.

HIST5341: Approaches to World History [graduate colloquium]: The 8 assigned books are:

  • Beckert, Sven. Empire of Cotton: A Global History. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
  • Colley, Linda. The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World. N.Y.: Liverright Publishing, 2021.
  • Davis, Mike. Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World. New York : Verso, 2001.
  • Getachew, Adom. Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination. Princeton N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2019.
  • Green, Toby. Fistful of Shells: West Africa from the Rise of the Slave Trade to the Age of Revolution. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019.
  • Harari, Yuval N. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. New York, NY: Harper, 2015.
  • Marks, Robert B. Origins of the Modern World: A Global and Environmental Narrative. 3rd ed. Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.
  • Olstein, Diego. Thinking History Globally. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2015.

Fall 2021 

HIST3375: Latin America to Independence
HIST 5364: Pirates, Plantations, and Freedom Fighters

Spring 2019

HIST5341: Approaches to World History
HIST4369: The Caribbean

Fall 2018

HIST4366: Colonial Latin America
HIST5360: The Modern Caribbean

Spring 2017

HIST4366: Colonial Latin America
HIST5341: Approaches to World History

Fall 2016
HIST5360: Transatlantic Revolutions and Transformations

Spring 2016
HIST4369: The Caribbean
HIST5341: Approaches to World History

Fall 2015
HIST5349: Introduction to Transatlantic History

Spring 2015
HIST4369: The Caribbean

Fall 2014
HIST4366: Colonial Latin America
HIST5311: The French Atlantic, 1500-1848