Middlebury

HIST 0317

South Africa in the World

South Africa in the World
Despite the unique trajectory of the rise and fall of apartheid in South Africa, scholars have increasingly moved away from viewing the country’s past as exceptional or isolated from broader world historical developments. Taking up this challenge, our course will explore some of the significant global and transnational dimensions of the making of modern South Africa over the past few centuries. Some of the major topics will include: the expansion of different strands of European colonialism and missionary work; Africans’ engagement with transnational imperial networks; the wider international influences behind the state’s creation and implementation of apartheid; and popular resistance against apartheid and how it intersected with global activist movements. 3 hrs. lect./disc
Subject:
History
Department:
History
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL HIS SAF SOC

Sections

Spring 2019

HIST0317A-S19 Lecture (Tropp)