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History of Southern Africa

HIST 230
Spring 2010
Section: 01  
Certificates: International Relations
Course Cluster: African Studies, Christianity Studies

This introduction to the history of Southern Africa examines precolonial African societies, the growth of white settlement, and the struggle for dominance in the region. The second half of the course covers industrialization, segregation, and apartheid and examines the ways blacks and whites, men and women, have shaped, and have been shaped by, these processes. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of religion in shaping the social and political history of the region.

Essential Capabilities: Writing
The course emphasizes argumentative, expository writing. The professor, and possibly a teaching apprentice, will work with students on improving their style.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Arcp/Hist)(SISP-Hist Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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