Readings and Sources

 

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

Week 1 - INTRODUCTION

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Week 2 - GEOGRAPHY AND THE DAWN OF HISTORY

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Week 3 - CREATING CLASSICAL AFRICAN CIVILIZATIONS

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Week 4 -FARMERS NORTH AND SOUTH OF THE SAHARA

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Challenges of Classical Africa

 

Week 5 - AFRICAN CONCEPTUALIZATIONS OF LIFE

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Week 6 - ENVIRONMENTAL ADAPTATION AND POLITICAL STRATEGIES (500-1500 CE)

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Week 7 - COMPLEXITIES OF CENTRALIZING POWER 9500-1500 CE)

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Week 8 - "STATES" AND STRATEGIES IN THE FORESTS (500-1500 CE)

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

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Africa 1500-1800

 

Week 10 - AFRICA AND THE ATLANTIC ECONOMY

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Week 11 - STRUGGLES OVER THE ATLANTIC TRADE IN WESTERN AFRICA

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

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

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Week 14 - EXAM

THANKSGIVING BREAK

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Week 15 -REVIEW

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