Introduction to African History

History 10

Fall 2018
Section: 
1
Instructor: 
Location: 
215 Dwinelle
Day & Time: 
Mon/Wed/Fri 10–11am
Class Number: 
25161
Units: 
4

The history of Africa is extraordinarily complex and rich in both tragedy and achievement. In this course, important issues in African history will be introduced including the following: how and why complex societies formed in Africa; the technological responses of different Africans to environmental changes; how various cultures, religions, and state ideologies helped to organize African social and political life; the effects of the trade in enslaved