HIST 3561 Contact, Contest and Independence: Africa Since 1800
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 55.2.
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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 Africana Studies 3102 [11.2]. Alternatively, may satisfy credit requirements in Transnational and Comparative History.