History
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1st Year History Modules


Semester 1


13463 - His 114 (12) 


Introduction to the main global patterns and 

developments in history


(3L,1T) 

 

  • Nomadic societies

  • The agricultural revolution and the emergence of established societies

  • The development of complex societies

  • The emergence of modernity and the industrial revolution

  • The historical construction of the modern globalising world

 

Programme Co-ordinator: Dr C. Fransch

Tel.: 021 808 2179 E-mail: fransch@sun.ac.za

 


Semester 2


13463 - His 144 (12) 


Survey of South African History 


(3L,1T) 

 

  • Debates on the settlement of population groups in South Africa

  • Clashes in the interior: the historical significance of 19th-century migrations

  • The mineral revolution and its impact on modern South Africa

  • Afrikaner nationalism as a historical factor

  • Segregation and apartheid

  • Black nationalism and politics in the 20th century

  • South Africa and the outside world

 

Programme Co-ordinator: Dr C. Fransch

Tel.: 021 808 2179 E-mail: fransch@sun.ac.za