Nov 27, 2022  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
College Catalog 2022-2023

HIST 115 - Africa Since 1800


This course is designed to introduce students to the history of Africa in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It examines major themes relating to change in the colonial period such as European conquest and imperialism, the development of the colonial economy, African responses to colonialism and the rise of nationalist movements that stimulated the movement towards independence. Students will examine these themes by applying them to case studies of specific geographic regions of the continent. Meets the post-1800 requirement, and can count towards “Colonization and Empire,” or “Race and Indigeneity,” or “Law and Social Justice” or “Africa & Atlantic World” fields. Every year. (4 Credits)