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HIST 256 101 (Lecture)

History of Africa

An introduction to selected themes and historical approaches in African history. These may include African geography and identities, sources and methodology, pre-modern state formation, gender relations, world religions, labour systems, colonialism, and post-colonialism.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 1 (Sep 03, 2019 to Nov 29, 2019)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): September 17, 2019


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : September 17, 2019
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
October 11, 2019

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
1 Mon Wed16:0017:00BuchananB215
Instructor: MORTON, DAVID
TA: YAKASHIRO, NICOLE


Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:14
Currently Registered:40
General Seats Remaining:14
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
-  Select one Discussion from sections L1A, L1B, L1C
-  HIST 256 will introduce students to the methods of historical practice, including primary-source analysis, historical writing, library and research skills, and public history.

Book Summary :
Title Reqd/Opt/Rel Author ISB
Africa in World History 3/E Required GILBERT 9780205053995
Sunjata Required CONDE 9781624664946