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Cleveland, Ohio


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HIS 391

History of South Africa to 1900

The course covers South Africa from the beginning of human settlement in the area to circa 1900. It focuses on the South African society, specifically, and also examines South Africa's connection to the southern African region. Key themes include the settlement of southern Africa; South African people and cultures; state systems; modes of production and exchange; the beginning of settler colonization; the slave trade and slavery; and the social, economic, and political revolutions in 19th century southern Africa.

Units: 3.0