2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Jun 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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HS 220 - Colonial Africa

(3.00 cr.)

Introduces students to one of the most significant periods in modern African history – the period of formal European colonization – which began in the latter third of the nineteenth century and did not fully end until 1994. Colonial rule was an uneven process, as was Africans' lived experience of it. The class begins by exploring the rationale for colonization, then considers the various techniques and technologies of formal colonization and uses various case studies to examine how Africans made sense of and engaged colonial rule. The course concludes by looking at how World War II changed the prospects for continuing colonial rule, introducing the possibility for self-government on the continent.

Prerequisite: HS 100 .
Restrictions: Open to students with catalogue year 2022-2023 or beyond.

Sessions Typically Offered: Varies
Years Typically Offered: Varies

Interdisciplinary Studies: IAF



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