Lecture Notes/Outlines

 

Week 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

Week 1 - INTRODUCTION

 

Backgrounds


Week 2 - GEOGRAPHY AND THE DAWN OF HISTORY

Week 3 - CREATING CLASSICAL AFRICAN CIVILIZATIONS

Week 4 -FARMERS NORTH AND SOUTH OF THE SAHARA

 

Challenges of Classical Africa

 

Week 5 - AFRICAN CONCEPTUALIZATIONS OF LIFE

Week 6 - "STATES" AND STRATEGIES IN THE FOREST

Week 7 - ENVIRONMENTAL ADAPTATION AND COMMUNITY INTERACTION IN EASTERN AFRICA (500-1400 CE)

Week 8 - EXAMINATION

Week 9 - RED SEA AND INDIAN OCEAN CONTACTS (500-1400 CE)

 

Africa 1500-1800

 

Week 10 - AFRICA AND THE ATLANTIC ECONOMY

Week 11 - STRUGGLES OVER THE ATLANTIC TRADE IN WESTERN AFRICA

Week 12 - ORGANIZING COMMERCE IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN AFRICA, 16TH-18TH C. - I

Week 13 - THE "EUROPEAN" FACTOR BEFORE THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

Week 14 - EXAM/THANKSGIVING BREAK

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Week 15 -REVIEW

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