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HIST 147: Decolonizing Africa

Units: 4

Focuses on decolonization and its immediate aftermath in Africa. Critically examines how liberation from colonial rule and the project of nation-building emerged and what their implications were for Africans and Africa in the post-WWII era. Students will dive into the political, cultural, social, economic and psychological dimensions of decolonization and its lessons and legacies by examining primary sources, contemporary film and literature, and critical analysis from a number of viewpoints.

Course Details
Repeats Allowed for Credit: 0

Crosslisted with: CRES 147
Normal Letter Grade with Pass/No Pass option

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

Requisites and Restrictions
Open only to the following class level(s):
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior

Instructor Permission Required: No

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