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Urban Africa


Examines urban life in Africa from early origins to the present. Uses a variety of sources, including material and visual culture, to understand the changing ways that urban dwellers, rural migrants, and a state governments came to see and encounter cities.

Satisfies a cultural diversity requirement.
Satisfies a major requirement in History.
Satisfies a major requirement in Africana Studies.
Satisfies a Historical Thought distribution requirement.