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This course will explore the development of Sub-Saharan African civilizations from the dawn of humanity to the issues facing the region today. It will look at the indigenous and colonial heritage of the area; examine the political, economic, social, religious, environmental, and gender realities and issues facing the region; and expose students to significant African contributions and trends in prose, poetry, drama, art, music, and dance.
Lecture hours: 48
Prior to Fall 2006 the course number was HM112T
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