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HISTORY OF AFRICA TO 1500
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Ghana - University of Ghana, Legon - 'Univ. of Ghana'
UC Course SubjectHistory
Number & Suffix: 113
Full UC Title: HISTORY OF AFRICA TO 1500 
Transcript Title: HIST AFRICA TO 1500 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course studies the political, commercial, cultural, and religious developments in ancient and medieval Africa. It examines the emergence and collapse of empires and states in western and central Sudan; explores the pre-Axumite culture and the emergence and civilization of Axum; studies Christian Ethiopia under Zagwe and Solomonic dynasties; analyzes the society and culture of pharaonic Egypt, Egypt during the Hellenistic period, Egypt under Roman domination, Egypt and the Arab conquest, and Egypr under the Fatimid, Ayyubid, and Mamluk dynasties; examines the history of the east African interior, the east African coast, and the east African maritime trade; explores the culture of Great Zimbabwe, the Mwena Mutapa empire, and the Rosvi state system; and studies the Proto-Berbers, the emergence of the Berbers, Berber resistance to Arab conquest, and the Almoravid and Almohad movements. Text: J.D. Fage and R. Oliver, eds., THE CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF AFRICA; C. Julien, HISTORY OF NORTH AFRICA; Rotberg and Chittick, eds., EAST AFRICA AND THE ORIENT; B. Davidson, AFRICA IN HISTORY and OLD AFRICA REDISCOVERED; C. Aldred, THE EGYPTIANS; and J. Doresse, ETHIOPIA. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: HISTORY OF AFRICA TO 1500 
Partner University Department: History 
Partner University Course Number: HIST313