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Fall 2017 History: Middle East UN2915 section 001
AFRICA BEFORE COLONIALISM

Call Number 76047
Day & Time
Location
TR 11:40am-12:55pm
415 Schapiro [SCEP]
Points 4
Approvals Required None
Instructor Mamadou Diouf
Type LECTURE
Course Description This course is an interdisciplinary exploration of the precolonial history of the African continent. It investigates in-depth the political, social, cultural and economic developments of different Africa communities, covering various regions and periods, from prehistory to the formation of the Indian Ocean and Atlantic worlds. Its focus is the intersection of politics, economics, culture and society. Using world history and Africa‚Äôs location in the production of history as key analytical frames, it pays special attention to social, political and cultural changes that shaped the various individual and collective experiences of African peoples and states and the historical discourses associated to them.
Web Site CourseWorks
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 6 students (40 max) as of 7:59PM Sunday, October 22, 2017
Subject History: Middle East
Number UN2915
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To Columbia College, Barnard, General Studies, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate
Campus Morningside
Section key 20173HSME2915W001

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