Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

HIST 284   Decolonization in Africa (AF)
Credits1
Restrictions
Pre-Requisites
Co-Requisites
DistributionSocial Relations,Inst.& Agents
Core AreaGlobal Engagements

Surveys the history of the growth of anti-colonial nationalism, the end of colonial rule, and post-independence Africa to the contemporary period. It focuses on the comparative analysis of the winning of independence from French, British, Italian, Portuguese, and Belgian colonization. Major themes include African responses to colonial rule, wind of change, independence and problems of independence, pan-African movement, socio-economic developments, cold war, colonial legacies, political systems, and contemporary issues. (AF)