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HS 261 Overview

Starting with the origins of man, this course focuses on the rich history of Africa. Students will learn the great diversity of this continent and its role in the history of many empires and nations. Special emphasis will be given to the great early civilizations of Egypt; the great western empires of Mali, Ghana and Songhai; the introduction of Islam and, later, slavery; the impact of colonization; and, finally, independence.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • HS