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HIST 205

HIST 205 History of Colonial Africa
3 Credits

This course traces the history of European colonization in Africa. Beginning with early exploration and the slave trade, we will examine how the European powers slowly came to dominate the Dark Continent. We will study how European colonization shaped Africa and assess the ultimate impact of colonization. We will spend some time studying the problems plaguing Africa today including the AIDS plague, lack of economic development, cyclical revolution and environmental depletion. (3,0,0)

English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12 or equivalent

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