Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HIST 229 - HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA

Long Title: HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Survey begins with early human settlement, African-European encounters, and the creation of a slave-based colonial society. Explores African state formation and British colonial expansion, focusing on frontier wars. The 19C mineral revolution stimulated industrial development. Examines the origins of apartheid, resistance, and liberation and the challenges of post-apartheid nation-building.