HIST 3151 History of Africa since 1875

This course covers major events and important themes in African history since 1875. Important topics include the European conquest of Africa, African resistance and political movements under colonialism and the economic and political developments that ushered in the end to formal colonial rule. It will also cover the period of decolonization and consider historical reasons for post-colonial challenges and successes. Overall, it will explore the diversity of human experience in Africa during the colonial and post-colonial periods. It will also emphasize Africa's connections to broader trends in world history. 



Lecture Hours

3 hours