History of Africa (16th - 18th Century)

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Sub-subject: Africa from the 16th to the 18th Century CE (Volume V of the General History of Africa of the UNESCO). Syllabus:

  1. Director of Volume V (Africa from the 16th to the 18th Century CE): Bethwell Allan Ogot (Kenya)
  2. End of Africans Empires
  3. Contacts with the European Civilisation
  4. Slave Trade and Slavery (400 years)
  5. New system of Triangular trade: Europe - Africa - America
  6. Tran-Saharan routes of Slave Trade and gold (Western Sudan - Sahara - Maghreb - North Africa)
  7. European economic growth achieved by the slave trade
  8. Conquest of Egypt by the Ottomans
  9. Portuguese expansion in Africa (Elmina, Sofala, Mombasa...)
  10. The role of France, England and Dutch traders
The sub-subject “Africa from the 16th to the 18th Century CE (UNESCO)” is studied...
  1. Master in Business in Sub-Saharan Africa
  2. Doctorates (e-learning): Africa, Muslim Markets

Languages of study English or French Histoire Afrique XVI-XVIII Spanish Africa XVI-XVIII Portuguese Africa XVI-XVIII

Sample of the sub-subject: Africa from the 16th to the 18th Century CE (General History of Africa of the UNESCO)
History of Africa 16th and 18th centuries
Source: UNESCO (General History of Africa).

Description of the Sub-Subject: Africa (16-18th century)

Topics discussed (Africa from the 16th to the 18th Century CE).

  1. Implications for Africa of the fight of the European states for the Foreign trade
  2. African political, economic, and social structures
  3. Movements of African population
  4. Slave Trade
  5. New economic order in the Atlantic
  6. African Diaspora
  7. Egypt under the Ottoman Empire
  8. The Maghreb: Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia
  9. Sudan
  10. Sene-Gambia: the Tukuloor, the Wolof
  11. Clash of the Empire Songhay
  12. From Niger to Volta
  13. Coast of the Upper-Guinea
  14. Inferior Coast of Guinea
  15. Hausa States (Nigeria)
  16. Fon
  17. Yoruba
  18. Kanem-Borno
  19. Kingdom of Kongo
  20. Luba and Lunda systems
  21. North of the Zambezi
  22. Regional analysis

Authors of Volume V of the General History of Africa of the UNESCO (Africa from the 16th to the 18th Century CE): M. MALOWIST, B. BARRY, Théophile Obenga, J. E. INIKORI, M. H. CHERIF, M. IZARD, Joseph Ki-Zerbo, J. VANSINA, Albert Adu Boahen Kwadwo, Christophe Wondji, M. ABITBOL, R. VESELY, Pathé Diagne, D. El YA, J. E. HARRIS, E. J. ALAGOA, D. DENOON, H. H. K. BHILA, J. M. KALINGA, F. HASAN, M. El FASI, B. BARKINDO, Elikia M'Bokolo...

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