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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2022-23

HIST 96.23 West Africa and the Cold War

This advanced seminar deals with the history of West Africa and its relationships with global powers in the decades following WWII. This course will trace the socio-cultural, political and economic struggles, aspirations and livelihoods of West African nations, their leaders and citizens, as they negotiated global Cold War dynamics during the postwar-era through the contemporary period. We will also consider the legacies of the global Cold War in West Africa.


Not being offered during 2022-23

Degree Requirement Attributes

Dist:INT; WCult:NW

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Department-Specific Course Categories

Class of 2023 and Before Major Dist: AALAC; Class of 2024 and Beyond: Africa, modern.