HIST 4391:Emerging Themes in African History
3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: Must have earned at least 45 credit hours.
This course is a survey of major themes in African cultural history from the earliest times to the beginning of European colonialism. The course introduces students to the peoples, societies, and cultures of the continent and emphasizes dominant themes such as cultural unity and diversity, empire and civilization, kinship and family, ethnic and nation building, Islam and traditional religions, indigenous institutions, slavery, and sociopolitical transformations before European colonialism.
Course may be cross-leveled with HIST 6391.
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