HIS 3043 - The Making of Modern Africa, 1800-present
3 Credit Hour(s)
This class is designed as an introductory survey of African history from 1800 to the present. This course will examine colonialism, nationalism, decolonization, and the contemporary challenges facing the African continent, with special attention to modern state and identity formation. Readings will emphasize the relationship between the individual and the state and may include Chinua Achebe, Frantz Fanon, Nelson Mandela, and Ngugi wa Thiong’o.
Availability: Even Spring
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