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Pier M. Larson
Introduction to African History:
Diversity, Mobility, and Innovation
Undergraduate Introductory Course
An introduction to African history from about the twelfth century to the present with a thematic focus on diversity, mobility, and innovation and attention to urbanization and cities in the twentieth century.
Luanda, Angola's capital city
European Empires in the Indian Ocean
A reading seminar on European empire in the Indian Ocean: Portuguese, Dutch, English, French and a bit of the United States.
The city of Batavia on the island of Java
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