HIST W3618x The Modern Caribbean 4 pts. This lecture course examines the social, cultural, and political history of the islands of the Caribbean Sea and coastal regions of Central and South American that collectively form the Caribbean region, from Amerindian settlement, through the era of European imperialism and African enslavement, to the period of socialist revolution and independence. The course will examine historical trajectories of colonialism, slavery, and labor regimes, post-emancipation experiences and migration, radical insurgencies and anti-colonial movements, and intersections of race, culture, and neocolonialism. It will also investigate the production of national, creole, and transborder indentities. Formerly listed as "The Caribbean in the 19th and 20th centuries" Global Core Approved Field(s): LACGlobal Core.