Dec 16, 2019  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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HIST 3560 - Africa in the Atlantic World


(3) Credit Hours

The history of African peoples and cultures from the perspective of their interactions with the Europeans and Americans with whom they shared the Atlantic World, covering the period from its beginnings in the fifteenth-century until the early twentieth century. Topics will include contact between Africa and Europe and its impact on African societies; the Transatlantic slave trade and its impacts in Africa and the West; the development of African diasporas in the Americas; revolutions and abolitionism; European colonization in Africa; development of Western understandings of Africa; and “back to Africa” movements.



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