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HIST189F PO - Muslim Societies in African History

When Offered: Fall 2019.
Instructor(s): S. Anderson
Credit: 1

Approximately half of Africans are Muslim, and approximately one-quarter of the world’s Muslim population is African. This course focuses on the history of African Muslim societies from the origins of the faith in the seventh century to the present. Major themes include the spread of Islam, medieval Muslim empires, colonialism and anti-colonialism, gender, race, education, slavery, and postcolonial politics. The geographic focus of the course is on North and West Africa, with reference to other regions of the continent and the worldwide African diaspora. Letter grade only.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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