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REL 342 From Abolitionism to Human Rights (CORE—Western Civilization)

Prerequisites: Completion of the Philosophical Inquiry and Historical Analysis areas of the Core or permission of the instructor. (Second semester—even years/3 credits) 

An exploration of the religious and political motivations British abolitionists had for changing the social, economic, and legal structures that supported slavery. What impact British abolitionism had on the evolution of human rights law will also be assessed.