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African History Since 1870
HIST 212 SP
The nineteenth century saw the formal establishment of colonial rule in Africa. However, Africans did not blindly succumb to or resist colonial policies. This course examines the complexity of the imposition and
of colonial rule across Africa. We will cover various topics including colonial administration, critiques of colonialism, PanAfricanism, postcolonial conflicts, and democratization.
Buchi Emecheta, THE SLAVE GIRL
Aime Cesaire, DISCOURSE ON COLONIALISM
Ferdinand Oyono, HOUSEBOY
Frederick Cooper, AFRICA SINCE 1940: THE PAST OF THE PRESENT
Ngugi wa Thiong'o, DEVIL ON THE CROSS
Gourevitch, WE WISH TO INFORM YOU
THAT TOMORROW WE WILL BE KILLED WITH OUR FAMILIES
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
2 short papers
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
If you took History 227 in Spring 2003, you cannot take this course.
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Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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