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University of the South - Sewanee



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Advent Semester—2022
Aug 16, 2022
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INGS 208 - West and Central Africa in the Atlantic World
This course examines the implications of West and Central Africa's relations with and influences on the wider Atlantic world from the late 15th century, focusing on political formation, trade and socioeconomic change, and cultural interactions in Atlantic Africa. The course also considers topics such as diaspora, colonialism, decolonization, transnational social movements, democratization, development, migration, popular culture, tourism, and the global ramifications of West and Central Africa's integration into the Atlantic world.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Examination, Lecture/Seminar

Interdisciplinary Division
International & Global Studies Department

Course Attributes:
Africa/African Diaspora Track, G4, IGS--Africa, IGS--Global Politics, IGS--Global Culture & Society

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