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ECON 285 - Econ of Modern Africa (CD) (4)

This course examines the making of economic societies and specifically the evolution of the African (Third World) economies from pre-capitalist traditional societies through the colonial period to the present status of economic dependency. The class will strive to make students conscious of the interaction between Africa and the developed world, and the implications of these interactions, in historical perspective. Offered Fall or Spring as demand warrants.