Nov 20, 2019  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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HIST 250/2301 - Colonial and Postcolonial Africa



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This course will examine the history of sub-Saharan Africa from the eve of the European colonization to the present day. In combining a thematic and chronological approach students will discover the complex history of various people and regions in Africa during this period. Topics range from the imperial scramble to colonize Africa to the integration of African societies into the colonial and global economy; from Western perceptions of Africa and Africans to the social, political and economical impacts of colonial policies; and from Africans’ struggles for freedom during decolonization to Africa’s post independence experience.
 



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