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BLAS 145A Introduction to African History

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course is a survey of African History from the Stone Age through the beginnings of European colonization in the 1870s. Emphasis is placed on providing students with a broad presentation of the geographical features of the continent and its connections to the rest of the world, local and regional cultural, political, economic and social institutions, slavery, European conquest and colonization, and African resistance to colonization. This course is intended for students majoring in black studies or history and for all students interested in African history.

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