Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
HST 290 The West and the World: Africa Encounters Europe
4 hours; 4 credits
A study of the interactions between Africans and Europeans since the 15th century. This course examines African societies just prior to the Atlantic slave trade; its consequences for African, European, and American societies; colonialism and nationalism; and problems facing African societies in the postcolonial and post-Cold War periods. For History majors and minors, this is designated as a world history course.
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