HISB54H3: Africa in the Postcolonial Era

Africa from the 1960s to the present. After independence, Africans experienced great optimism and then the disappointments of unmet expectations, development crises, conflict and AIDS. Yet the continent’s strength is its youth. Topics include African socialism and capitalism; structural adjustment and resource economies; dictatorship and democratization; migration and urbanization; social movements.
Same as AFSB54H3

Asia and Africa Area

Prerequisite
AFSA01H3 or AFSB51H3 or 0.5 credit in Modern History
Exclusion
AFSB54H3, NEW250Y1
Breadth Requirements
History, Philosophy and Cultural Studies