HIST 4258 - Africa under European Colonial Rule Course uri icon



  • Looks at the British, French, Portuguese and German empires that undertook the Scramble for Africa in the late 19th century. Themes include slavery and the slave trade; colonization and pacification; African resistance to European rule; missionaries and converts; decolonization and anti-colonial uprisings; issues facing Africa today, including oil, war and the Rwandan genocide. Recommended prerequisite: HIST 1218 or HIST 1228 or HIST 3020 or ANTH 1150 or ANTH 3100 or ANTH 4630 or GEOG 3862 or PSCI 3082.