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HIST 043: African Civilization

Units: 4

Surveys African civilization and culture from well before recorded history to the mid-1800s. Students will explore major themes and topics in pre-colonial African history such as African geography and environmental history, pre-conquest empires and kingdoms, the development of Swahili culture, the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the historical roots of apartheid, among others. Diverse histories of African people and places that existed on the continent prior to the era of European colonization is emphasized.

Course Details
Repeats Allowed for Credit: 0

Crosslisted with: CRES 043 
Discussion included
Normal Letter Grade only

GE Requirements
  • Approaches to Knowledge: Arts and Humanities
  • Badge: Diversity and Identity
  • Badge: Global Awareness

Requisites and Restrictions
Instructor Permission Required: No

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