History | E532 2776 Afri. Hist.-Colonial Rule/Indep 9:30-10:45A TR BH333 Brooks
E532 | 2776 | Brooks G
Above section meets with HIST E332
Surveys the history of Sub-Saharan Africa from c. 1750 to the present.
There are no prerequisites: E332 is taught as a separate course from E331.
Major topics include the transition from the slave trade to "legitimate"
commerce in agricultural and sylvan products and minerals; European
imperialism and the partition of Africa at the close of the nineteenth
century; colonial rule and "dependency" relationships; the spread of Islam
and Christianity; the development of political parties after World War II
and the attainment of independence by British, French, Belgian and
Portuguese colonies; the European Economic community and Africa; and other
current issues. Assignments are on UGL Reserve. There will be a practice
map quiz, two "mini-exams", a mid-term examination, and a final examination.
Graduate students are responsible for a ten page research paper.