Pirates of the Caribbean:
History, Folklore and Economic Trade
Why the Caribbean?
The Caribbean has a long and unique history, from indigenous communities, to early colonial settlers, to freed slaves and today’s position in the Americas. In addition, the Caribbean holds a unique position, along current trade routes between North and South America.
- Explore the history of pirates and their lasting impact on the culture, demographics, and economy of the Caribbean.
- Understand the relationship of piracy to the African slave trade in the Caribbean as part of the African Diaspora.
- Learn about the relationship between piracy and slavery in the 17th and 18th centuries.
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