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HIST 3561 Africa in World History Since 1800

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 55.2.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

This information is in effect as of academic year 2023. The current course information can be found in bulletins at

3 hours; 3 credits

Themes drawn from all regions of the continent of Africa south of the Sahara from 1800 to the present. The Islamic revolutions, the Zulu Empire and political evolution in South Africa, the rise of legitimate trade, the impact of European missionaries and explorers, imperialism, the colonial state, nationalist independence movements, post-independence challenges, and current economic, political, and current issues. This course is the same as Africana Studies 3102.


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