HIST 527 Topics: Indian Ocean World History (3 credits)

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Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)


History : This course studies pivotal topics in Indian Ocean World (IOW) history. Topics may include (i) the rise and development of the IOW global economy; (ii) The Swahili Civilisation and the IOW; (iii) Islam and the IOW; (iv) Imperialism in the IOW; (v) IOW Slavery and Slave Trades; (vi) History of Madagascar.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • Prerequisite: Any 200 or 300 level history course or any course on Africa, Asia, global or labour studies or permission of instructor

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