General History of Africa (Prehistory - 20th century), Doctorate

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Syllabus of the Online Course (Subject): UNESCO General History of Africa.

  1. Introduction to the UNESCO General History of Africa
  2. Methodology and African Prehistory (Volume I)
  3. Ancient African Civilisations (Volume II)
  4. Africa from 7th to 11th century (Volume III)
  5. Africa from 12th to 16th Century (Volume IV)
  6. Africa from 16th to 18th Century (Volume V)
  7. Africa in the 19th century until 1880 - Abolition of Slavery- (Volume VI)
  8. Africa under Colonial Domination, 1880-1935 (Volume VII)
  9. Africa since 1935. Independence of African Countries (Volume VIII)
  10. Phase II of the General History of Africa. Sankofa
  11. Authors of the UNESCO General History of Africa
  12. African Historians

The objectives of the Online Course / Subject “History of Africa” are the following:

  1. To understand the role of Africa in the history of humanity
  2. To study the African history evolution
  3. To understand the fundamental concept of oral traditions in Africa
  4. To analyse the foundations of African Traditional Religions
  5. To know African empires and kingdoms
  6. To understand the impact of Islamic Civilisation on Africa (Islamisation, slave trade, trade routes...)
  7. To understand the impact of Western Christian Civilisation on Africa (Christianization, transatlantic slave trade, abolitionism, colonisation, independence...)
  8. To analyse the African Diaspora in America

See also: History of the World Economy


The eLearning Course (Subject) “UNESCO General History of Africa” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Master of Science in Business in Sub-Saharan Africa
  2. Doctorates: Africa, Muslim Markets, Foreign Trade

African Student, Master / Doctorate Business

The students who have taken this subject can validate and register for a Master/Doctorate DIB at EENI.

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Histoire Afrique Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Historia Africa Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Historia Africa

  1. Credits of the Online Course / Subject “History of Africa”: 4 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: 4 weeks
  3. Download the module syllabus: “History of Africa” (PDF)

Three millions of years of African History. African contribution to humanity.

Example of the Online Course: UNESCO General History of Africa
Methodology and African Prehistory
Source: UNESCO General History of Africa.

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Africa: Foreign Trade and Business (Master)

  1. African Civilisation
  2. Africa: The Cradle of humanity




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Description of the Online Course: General History of Africa (UNESCO).

  1. Eight volumes. Each volume: thirty chapters
  2. President of the International Scientific Committee of the General History of Africa: Bethwell Allan Ogot
  3. African authors (Sheikh Anta Diop, Théophile Obenga, Joseph Ki-Zerbo, Ahmadou Hampaté Bá, Boubou Hama, Elikia M'Bokolo, Hichem Djaït, Pathé Diagne, Akin Mabogunje, Ali Al'amin Mazrui, Christophe Wondji, Jacob Festus Adeniyi Ajayi, Albert Adu Boahen Kwadwo, Djibril Tamsir Niane...) and non-Africans
  4. Translations of the General History of Africa: French, English, Portuguese, Arabic, Kiswahili, Hausa, and Spanish
  5. Historic inter-African relations
  6. African contribution to the development of humanity
  7. Huge diversity of sources
  8. Recognition of the African Cultural Heritage

Samples - African History

Ancient Africa

Doctorate: History of Africa 7th - 11th century

Doctorate: History of Africa 12th - 16th Century

Doctorate: History of Africa 16th and 18th centuries

Doctorate: History of Africa 19th century 1880

Doctorate: History of Africa colonial domination

Independence of African Countries

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