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URB 321G URB 321G. African Cities Since 1500. 3 Hours.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 341 and History 359C. Explore Africa's past through the story of urbanization beginning with an overview of African cities around 1500--a time of increasing human migration and global trade. Assess African cities in the modern period, focusing on the advent of European colonialism in the 1800s and its aftermath. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 341, 374C (Topic: African Cities Since 1500), History 359C, History 366N (Topic: African Cities Since 1500), Urban Studies 321G. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.