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2018-2019 Catalogue 
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 20119 - West Africa U.S. Connection

Course Credit: 1
WEST AFRICA U.S. CONNECTION This course is about West Africans and their connection to the Americas from the 16th to the 19th century. We will focus on the changing nature of African political and social formations, the rise and development of the Atlantic slave trade and the impact of that trade on African societies, and especially the formation of Black American cultures and their relations and interactions with Africa. As a HIST 201 course, this seminar is a practical introduction of the critical skills of the historian - including the analysis of primary sources, historiography, historical research and writing, and historical argumentation. Prerequisite(s): 1 History course or permission of instructor. [C, HSS, W]