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HIST 256 101 (Web-Oriented Course)

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 08, 2020 to Dec 03, 2020)

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 21, 2020


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : September 21, 2020
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
October 30, 2020

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
1 Mon Wed16:0017:00
Instructor: MORTON, DAVID
TA: HARMS, JAKE


Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:2
Currently Registered:52
General Seats Remaining:2
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
History of Africa 4/E Required SHILLINGTON 9781137504036