CAAS 246 - Africa to 1850
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course will explore African pre-colonial history, from prehistory to 1850. The focus will be on:

  • the history of Ancient Egypt and the ancient kingdoms of the Nile and their relations with Black Africa;
  • West Africa as a region;
  • The rise of African kingdoms;
  • African slavery and Saharan and Atlantic slave trade;
  • the consequences of the Trans-Saharan trade relations in West Africa;
  • the Atlantic Slave Trade, its organization, features and different impact on local African societies;
  • The consequences of the growing relationship between Africa, Europe and the Americas on the continent societies and Oral traditions as documents for history writing and production.

CAAS 246 - Africa to 1850
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11042
Open
12
 
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (DIS)
P
19928
Open
5
 
-
F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
19929
Open
4
 
-
W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
19930
Open
3
 
-
Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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