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History of the Sahara
photo of musical band in desert and photo of armed militants in desert
Credit Hours:
3 hours

Examines the Sahara from the ancient through the medieval and colonial periods. It focuses on issues such as environmental history and camel nomadism, trans-Saharan trade, the rise and spread of Islam, Saharan slavery and racism, the European conquest, and the Saharan anti-colonial struggle.


Instructors of this Course

Associate Professor

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