2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 570 - Major Topics in African History

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0

This course examines the significant developments on the African continent from pre-history to the modern era. The focus is on isolating those people, places, and events that have shaped the “African character.” Topics include Africa as the biological and cultural place of origins for humankind, the great kingdoms of African antiquity, the impact on African societies of the various slave trades on the continent, the impact on African societies of European colonialism, and the recovery of African societies via independence movements.

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