History of South Africa   [Archived Catalog]
2015-2016 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

HST 343 - History of South Africa

Examines the political, social, and economic history of South Africa from the late seventeenth century to the early 1990s. The course will analyze the forces that created modern South Africa, particularly European conquest and colonization; mineral discoveries; industrialization; Apartheid; religion and the Dutch Reformed Church; and African resistance. Prerequisite: HST 204, HST 235, or junior standing.

Credits: 3