AAAS 231: African History to 1880

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HIST 231

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Introduces students to Africa's long and varied past. Surveys the development of the continent from the Nile Valley civilization to the loss of independence in the 1880s. Topics include Africa as the site of the earliest human development, ancient Egypt's relationship to the rest of Africa, the influence of Islam, African states and empires, the Atlantic slave trade, the impact of European traders and missionaries, and the scramble for Africa in the 1880s.