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AFST 3102 Contact, Contest and Independence: Africa Since 1800

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as AFRIC 11.2.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

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, and post-independence challenges. This course is the same as History 3561.

Prerequisite: one of the following: Africana Studies 1001, Core Studies 4 or 9, Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2], or History 3005, or permission of the chairperson.


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