HIST 4238 - History of Southern Africa Course uri icon



  • Examines the history of southern Africa history from the earliest times to the present. Short background readings and lectures cover southern African's history and class discussions of novels are layered over these basics. Topics of study include Cecil Rhodes and the diamond/gold mines; Shaka and the Zulu "nation"; apartheid; Nelson Mandela and the antiapartheid movement; issues facing South Africa today.