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African History Before 1870

HIST 217
Fall 2009 not offered
Crosslisting: AFAM 211
Certificates: International Relations
Course Cluster: African Studies

Adaptation, exchange, and mobility characterized African history before the era of formal European colonialism. This course examines these themes across all the regions of the continent including ancient Egypt, the West African Sahel, the Swahili coast, and southern Africa. We also analyze how source materials shape our understanding of key themes in African history including state-building, slave trades, gender, and the spread of Islam and Christianity.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy
This course introduces students to changing African cultures and societies over several centuries.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFST-MN)(CGST-MN)(HIST-MN)(HIST)

Last Updated on SEP-30-2023
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