HISTORY 246 - Africa to 1850
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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.

HISTORY 246 - Africa to 1850
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
12590
Open
12
 
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
P
19922
Open
5
 
-
 
003 (DIS)
P
19923
Open
4
 
-
 
004 (DIS)
P
19924
Open
3
 
-
 
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