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History of Africa (16th - 18th Century)


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

  1. Bethwell Allan Ogot (Kenya): Director of the Volume V (Africa from 16th to 18th Century CE)
  2. End of the African Empires
  3. Contacts with the European Civilisation
  4. Slave Trade and Slavery (400 years)
  5. New Triangular trade system: Europe - Africa - America
  6. Tran-Saharan routes of Slaves and gold Trade (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. Role of France, England and Dutch traders

Sample: Africa from 16th to 18th Century CE
Master Doctorate: History of Africa 16th and 18th centuries
Source: UNESCO General History of Africa.

The Subject “Africa from 16th to 18th Century CE (UNESCO)” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Master: Business in Sub-Saharan Africa
  2. Doctorates: African Business, Islamic Business

African Student, Doctorate, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business and Foreign Trade in English or Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Histoire Afrique XVI-XVIII Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Historia Africa XVI-XVIII Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Historia Africa XVI-XVIII

General History of Africa

Description: Africa (16-18th century)

Topics discussed (Africa from 16th to 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. African population Movements
  4. Slave Trade
  5. The 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: Tukuloor, Wolof
  11. Clash of the Songhay Empire
  12. From Niger to Volta
  13. Upper-Guinea Coast
  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. Northern Zambezi
  22. Regional analysis

Authors of the Volume V of the UNESCO General History of Africa (Africa from 16th to 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...

African Civilisation: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Eswatini (Swaziland), Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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