Islamic and African History

HIS-131 : Islamic and African History

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Social Sciences
Subject:
Social Sciences
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course considers Africa and the Islamic Middle East by examining their often intersecting histories. Key issues include African kingship, the gold and slave trades, the rise and spread of Islam, the Ottoman Empire, European Imperialism, nationalism, and the challenges of the recent past.