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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 237 - Colonial America, 1880’s-1960

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS, CD

This course examines the history of colonial Africa between the 1880s and the 1960s. It explores the processes of colonial conquest, African responses and the consequences, as well as features of the colonial states. More particularly, the course explores the European ‘scramble’ for Africa and African resistance in various parts of the continent, colonial economies, industrialization and colonialism in South Africa, impacts of colonial rule, the First and the Second Wars and Africa, decolonization and the commencement of the winning of independence. The class will provide students with a broad knowledge of colonial Africa that will prepare them for further in-depth learning of contemporary history of Africa.

Enrollment Limit: 25
Instructor: E. Dinka

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Cross List Information: HIST 241

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