CAAS 246 - Africa to 1850
Section: 201
Term: SU 2009
Subject: Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Requirements & Distribution:
May not be repeated for credit.
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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
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201 (LEC)
MWF 10:00AM - 12:30PM
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