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    Nov 27, 2021  
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ASRC 2003 - Africa: The Continent and Its People


(GB) (HA-AS, GLC-AS, HST-AS)      
Fall. 3 credits. Student option grading.

N. Assié-Lumumba.

An introductory interdisciplinary course focusing on Africa’s geographical, ecological, social and demographic characteristics; indigenous institutions and values; multiple cultural heritage of Africanity, Islam, Western civilization, and emerging Asian/Chinese influence. Main historical developments and transition;  contemporary political, economic, social and cultural change with technological factor. Africa’s ties with the United States (from trans-Atlantic slavery to the present). Its impact on the emerging world order and its contribution to world civilization will also be explored.



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