HISC34H3 Race, Segregation, Protest: South Africa and the United States

This transnational history course explores the origins, consolidation, and unmaking of segregationist social orders in the American South and South Africa. It examines the origins of racial inequality, the structural and socio-political roots of segregation, the workings of racial practices and ideologies, and the various strategies of both accommodation and resistance employed by black South Africans and African Americans from the colonial era up to the late twentieth century.

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Breadth Requirements: 
History, Philosophy & Cultural Studies