HIST 231 - AFRICAN HIST:NORTH/WEST/CENT
Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN HISTORY: NORTH, WEST, AND CENTRAL AFRICA: EARLY TIMES TO PRESENT
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: History of societies of North, West, and West-Central Africa, earliest times to the present. Through primary sources like archaeological remains, royal epics, Arabic manuscripts, travelogues, and personal narratives, we explore the rise of kingdoms, spread of Islam, slave trade, colonialism, and independence, and themes like mobility, the environment, and corruption.