Africa from the Slave Trade to Independence

3 credits


Black Studies
College of Arts and Science

(same as HIST 4825; cross-leveled with BL_STU 7825, HIST 7825). This course offers an examination of the lives of Africans as they encountered the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and European Colonialism. These two forces had a lasting impact on African societies. Topics include the origins, impact and legacies of both the Slave Trade and European colonialism on African societies. The course will especially pay attention Africans’ struggles to free themselves from slavery and colonial domination. Graded on A-F basis only.