Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HIST 232 - AFRICAN HIST: EAST/CENT/SOUTH

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN HISTORY: EAST, CENTRAL, AND SOUTHERN AFRICA, EARLY TIMES TO PRESENT
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: History of societies of East, Central and Southern Africa, earliest times to the present. Through primary sources like vocabulary from dead languages, art, archaeological remains, photographs, oral traditions, and journalists' accounts, we explore Swahili origins, Great Zimbabwe, African slavery, colonialism, independence, Rwandan genocide, and themes like ethnicity, gender, and poverty.