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HST336 History of Africa

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course can focus on any theme in African history from the earliest human settlements to the Apartheid regime in South Africa. It could either survey a particular period in history or choose a particular theme to emphasize, such as the “Scramble for Africa”, the impact of the slave trade, the role of newcomers from the Romans and the 5th century influx of Vandals to the Islamic conquests and the European colonists and African nationalism and fights for independ­ence after World War II.