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Spring 2018 History UN3789 section 001
HISTORIES OF POVERTY IN AFRICA
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|Course Description||In this course we will explore in a critical manner the concept of poverty in Africa. The emphasis is on historicizing categories such as poverty and wealth, debt and charity and on the ways in which people in Africa have understood such categories. As such the course takes a longue durée approach spanning over a millennium of history, ending with contemporary understandings of poverty.|
|Enrollment||5 students (15 max) as of 11:46PM Tuesday, April 24, 2018|
|Open To||Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, General Studies, School of Professional Studies, Global Programs, Graduate School of Arts and Science, School of the Arts, International and Public Affairs, Barnard, Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate|
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