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African History I I (HIS-262)

Semester: Spring 2021
Number: 0136-262-001
Instructor: Abdin Chande
Days: Monday Wednesday Friday 9:00 am - 9:50 am
Note: Hybrid Online/In-Person Class
Location: Garden City - Blodgett Hall 109
Credits: 3

Monday-Online,Wednesday & Friday In Person
Cross-Listed With 0101-266-01 And 0960-310-03

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The course, covering the period from 1800 to the present, focuses on changes in indigenous African cultures and states, colonialism and its aftermath, and issues facing independent Africa. Due to the size of the continent and diversity of cultures in Africa, this course covers mainly broad themes and case studies. (Learning Goals:G;Distribution Reqs:Humanities)

Learning Goals:   By the end of this course students will be able to:1. describe how different societies in Africa have been impacted by partition, conquest and resistance as well as post-colonial developments2. illustrate/show the relationships between/among various groups/cultures in Africa and how they have responded to historical processes, including liberation, state-building, trade, migration, etc3. critically evaluate primary sources and how historians interprete them4. formulate a well organized argument supported by evidence.5. identify/locate some countries or place names on a blank map of the world aspart of this global awareness.

*The learning goals displayed here are those for one section of this course as offered in a recent semester, and are provided for the purpose of information only. The exact learning goals for each course section in a specific semester will be stated on the syllabus distributed at the start of the semester, and may differ in wording and emphasis from those shown here.

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