HIST123 African Civilizations

This is a survey course of several major African Civilizations. Civilizations chosen may vary by instructor but will normally include the classic cultures of Nubia, Kemet, Ghana, Mali, Songhai, Monomotapa, Yoruba, Asante, and Zulu. The period covered is from antiquity to the 19th century. Focus is on the cosmology, worldview, and culture of Africans and the impact of cross- cultural contacts. The course will also include a cursory look at colonial and post-colonial Africa. CORE: SIT.


3 credits