2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Apr 16, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HS 106 - Making of the Modern World: Africa

(3.00 cr.)

Explores selected themes in African history from the eighth through the twenty-first centuries, including the emergence of African states and long distance trade; the organization and impact of the trans-Atlantic slave trade; European conquest and colonization; social and economic change during the colonial period; the rise of nationalism and the struggle for independence; and the impact of globalization in contemporary Africa. Considers issues of change and continuity in African societies, as well as the differential impact of social and economic change on women and people of different socioeconomic groups.

Sessions Typically Offered: Fall/Spring
Years Typically Offered: Varies

Interdisciplinary Studies: GT/IAF

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