History | African History: Colonial Rule/Independence
E332 | 2659 | Brooks


TR 9:30A-10:45A BH345

A portion of the above section reserved for majors. Above section carries
culture studies credit

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.