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HIS 274 - History of North Africa After 1800

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge III. Satisfies 3 credits towards African and African American Studies minor.

Course Description: History of North Africa after 1800 focuses on the history of the Maghrib (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia), Libya and Egypt from 1800 to present. It emphasizes the diversity of Berber, Islamic, and African cultures and the imposition of and reaction to European colonialism. It also explores North African social, religious, and political movements and their effect on west and central Sudan, and most recently, on world politics. The course is unusual in that it emphasizes that North Africa has an historical identity independent of Middle Eastern, African, or European History.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring - Odd years.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

History Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge III, Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Undergraduate level HIS 119 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level HIS 132 Minimum Grade of D