Dec 04, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST 222 - Apartheid and Resistance in South Africa


This course examines the rise and fall of apartheid, the notorious regime of racial segregation and inequality that ruled South Africa from 1948 to 1994. The class will consider the antecedents of apartheid, its implementation as formal state policy, and popular resistance to the apartheid system. The class will also examine the complex legacies of apartheid and the politics of history and memory that continue to loom in its aftermath. Letter grade with Pass/No Pass option. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits