Course Description

History 168B: History of Southern Africa since 1870, HIST 168B

Enrollment and waitlists for Spring Quarter 2021 will CLOSE on April 2, 2021 at 5:00pm.

Attention to social and economic as well as political aspects. Interactions between inhabitants of southern Africa since 1870.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Los Angeles, History

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
General Education: AH or SS; WC.

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Major Requirement: Upper Division requirement for IDS Majors

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective Units

UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC/Area Study, Transfer students may use for UD noncontiguous GE depending on major; ERC- 1 for Africa Regional Specialization; Sixth - 1 NAHR, Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Humanities; Muir: 1 course in a Humanities theme in "Historical Narratives"

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Area D

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: ER

Course Creators

W.H. Worger
Professor Worger specializes in the social and economic history of southern Africa. A New Zealander by birth, his first research project was a study of Te Puea Herangi, a Maori woman who led a cultural and economic revival among the Waikato people in the early 20th century. Since coming to the United States in 1975 he has worked on historical representations of Shaka, the industrial origins of racial discrimination--South Africa's City of Diamonds: Mine Workers and Monopoly Capitalism in Kimberley, 1867-1895 (Yale University Press, 1987)-- and, currently, contestations between African and European over the meaning of colonialism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Prior to coming to UCLA in 1989, he taught at Stanford University, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Dalhousie University. He has also served as Associate Dean of the Graduate Divsion at UCLA, and Dean of the Graduate School at LSU. Professor Worger specializes in the social and economic history of southern Africa. A New Zealander by birth, his first research project was a study of Te Puea Herangi, a Maori woman who led a cultural and economic revival among the Waikato people in the early 20th century. Since coming to the United States in 1975 he has worked on historical representations of Shaka, the industrial origins of ...

Professor Worger specializes in the social and economic history of southern Africa. A New Zealander by birth, his first research project was a study of Te Puea Herangi, a Maori woman who led a cultural and economic revival among the Waikato people in the early 20th century. Since coming to the United States in 1975 he has worked on historical representations of Shaka, the industrial origins of racial discrimination--South Africa's City of Diamonds: Mine Workers and Monopoly Capitalism in Kimberley, 1867-1895 (Yale University Press, 1987)-- and, currently, contestations between African and European over the meaning of colonialism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Prior to coming to UCLA in 1989, he taught at Stanford University, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Dalhousie University. He has also served as Associate Dean of the Graduate Divsion at UCLA, and Dean of the Graduate School at LSU.

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