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HISTORY

HIST-296
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

HIST-296
001
HISTORY
SPRING 2016

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Modern Africa

This survey of modern African history concentrates on the experiences of Africans under European colonialism (1880s-1960s) and on the legacy of colonialism for contemporary Africa. Topics include the European scramble for Africa and African responses; colonial policies; the growth of African nationalism and independence; as well as the economic, political, and social challenges of post-colonial Africa.