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Africa to 1800
A map drawn in Spain dated 1375, showing the king of Mali holding a gold nugget. Source: British Library
Credit Hours:
3 hours

History of Africa to 1800. Origins of agriculture, rise and growth of complex societies and states, spread and importance of Islam, trans-Saharan and Indian Ocean trade, rise of the Atlantic slave trade, and diaspora issues.


Instructors of this Course

Associate Professor

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