Southern Africa to 1900
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
African Studies, History
Taught In English
At least 2 courses in historical, social science or cultural studies offered by the Faculty of Humanities, or by permission of the Head of Department.
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units24
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
Second year, first semester course, up to three lectures per week, at least eight tutorials.
Outline of Southern African history to 1900. This course focuses on African societies; the frontier; slavery; British imperialism; African dispossession and other aspects of preindustrial Southern African History.
Assessment: Classwork counts for 50% of the final mark, and one two-ho r examination at the end of the semester in which the course is taken counts for the remaining 50%.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.