African, Asian, and Latin American History

African, Asian, and Latin American History

01:508:325 Africa from the 15th to the 19th Centuries (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3
Explores the history of Africa between the 15th and 19th centuries. Focuses on themes such as state formation, economic development, and the imperial conquest.

01:508:326 Islam in African History (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3

Relation of Islam to the history of long distance trade, the rise of urban centers, shifting identity formations, gender dynamics, and religious conflict.

01:508:328 History of Health and Healing in Africa (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3
Impact of colonial and postcolonial history on patterns of health and health care in sub-Saharan Africa. Focus on African responses to changing new medical technologies and cultures, and emerging patterns of disease.

01:508:327 World War II and Africa (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3

Focuses on the history of Africa's involvement in World War II and the impact of this involvement on African political and economic history, with special emphasis on the war's role in nationalist movements.

01:508:330 Early Modern South Asia, 1500-1800 (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3
The Mughal Empire between the 16th and 19th centuries and the making of modernity in the region.