Course Description

History 10B: History of Africa, 1800 to Present, HIST 10B

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Survey of social, economic, and political developments in Africa since 1800, with focus on slave trade, imperialism and colonialism, and nationalism and independence. Attention to different ideologies (nationalism, socialism, apartheid), rural/urban tensions, changing role of women. P/NP or letter grading.

Key Information

Spring Quarter 2019
Instruction start date: April 1, 2019
Instruction end date: June 8, 2019
Credit: 5 quarter units / 3.33 semester units credit
UC Los Angeles, History

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit



UC Davis:
Course Equivalence: UCD HIS 015 Introduction to African History OR HIS 015B Africa Today

UC Irvine:
General Education: IV - Arts and Humanities

UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Foundations of Society and Culture - Historical Analysis
This class satisfies the following College/School diversity requirement: School of the Arts and Architecture, College of Letters and Science

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective Units

UC San Diego:
General Education: ERC - 1 course Africa Regional Specialization; TMC 1 course toward Humanities/Culture or lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC/Area Study; Sixth - 1 course towards NAHR

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Possible Area E after petition
Major Requirement: History 49B is applicable to Breadth Requirement of History major after petition
Course Equivalence: Likely equivalent to Earth 30 after petition

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: CC
Major Requirement: History: Meets lower-division Americas and Africa Introductory Survey Requirement; General lower-division Americas and Africa requirement.

Section Information

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  • Wednesday, 12:00pm - 1:50pm
  • Wednesday, 2:00pm - 2:50pm
  • Thursday, 12:00pm - 12:50pm

Course Fees

None

Course Creator

W.H. Worger
Professor Worger specializes in the social and economic history of southern Africa. A New Zealander by birth, his first research project was a study of Te Puea Herangi, a Maori woman who led a cultural and economic revival among the Waikato people in the early 20th century. Since coming to the United States in 1975 he has worked on historical representations of Shaka, the industrial origins of racial discrimination--South Africa's City of Diamonds: Mine Workers and Monopoly Capitalism in Kimberley, 1867-1895 (Yale University Press, 1987)-- and, currently, contestations between African and European over the meaning of colonialism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Prior to coming to UCLA in 1989, he taught at Stanford University, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Dalhousie University. He has also served as Associate Dean of the Graduate Divsion at UCLA, and Dean of the Graduate School at LSU. Professor Worger specializes in the social and economic history of southern Africa. A New Zealander by birth, his first research project was a study of Te Puea Herangi, a Maori woman who led a cultural and economic revival among the Waikato people in the early 20th century. Since coming to the United States in 1975 he has worked on historical representations of Shaka, the industrial origins of ...

Professor Worger specializes in the social and economic history of southern Africa. A New Zealander by birth, his first research project was a study of Te Puea Herangi, a Maori woman who led a cultural and economic revival among the Waikato people in the early 20th century. Since coming to the United States in 1975 he has worked on historical representations of Shaka, the industrial origins of racial discrimination--South Africa's City of Diamonds: Mine Workers and Monopoly Capitalism in Kimberley, 1867-1895 (Yale University Press, 1987)-- and, currently, contestations between African and European over the meaning of colonialism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Prior to coming to UCLA in 1989, he taught at Stanford University, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Dalhousie University. He has also served as Associate Dean of the Graduate Divsion at UCLA, and Dean of the Graduate School at LSU.

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