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The examination The final exam will consist of seven questions, divided into two sections Section A will contain five questions Section B will contain two questions You will be asked to answer two questions from Section A and one question from Section B
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Themes for the examination: Section A There be five study themes for Section A of the exam, one theme for each of the five questions Choose the two themes from Section A that most appeal to you and use those themes to focus and guide your study: 1. Cross-cultural encounters in African history, 1000 BCE to 1800 CE 2. Empires and kingdoms in African history, 300-1450 CE 3. Trade and commerce in Africa, 1000 BCE to 1450 CE 4. Religion and religious movements in African history 300- 1800 CE 5. Agriculture in African history, 1000 BCE to 1800 CE
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Themes for the examination: Section B There be two study themes for Section B of the exam, again one theme for each of the questions to be asked Choose one of the two themes as the focus for your preparation for Section B: 6. Merchants and commerce in the Atlantic Age 7. Political history in the Atlantic Age
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Study approaches As you strengthen your command of the historical information, be on the look out for historical examples that especially well illustrate the themes you are focusing your attention on Because each theme includes a variety of sub-themes and different issues to consider, be sure to select a wide enough range of examples to be able to illustrate each of the different aspects of the theme In answering questions, always be sure to place your examples in their proper time period and correctly locate where they took place
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Theme 1: Cross-cultural encounters in African history, (3500, but mostly) 1000 BCE to 1800 CE Cross-cultural encounters often stimulate the development of new combinations of ideas, cultural practices, political institutions, and economic practices Each of the following examples provides a rich illustration of the varied effects of cross-cultural encounters in history Middle Nile peoples (Sudanic) and the ancient Egyptians Omotic and Eastern Cushitic peoples in the Ethiopian Rift Valley Agaw (Cushitic) and South Arabian ideas in the formation of Aksum early Mashariki Bantu and their neighbors in the African Great Lakes region Khoikhoi and the Southeast Bantu in southeastern Africa Swahili on the East African coast and their encounters with peoples from other regions around the Indian Ocean Chaga and their neighbors of Kilimanjaro The Kuba kingdom as an arena of the encounter of political ideas Central Sudanic, Ubangian, and Bantu peoples in the Mangbetu kingdom
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Theme 2: Empires and kingdoms in African history, 300-1450 CE, 1 Questions to ask yourself How do kingdoms arise in the first place? What kinds of material circumstances support kingdoms?
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST M10A taught by Professor Ehret during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.

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ReviewFinalExamWeb - Review for Final Examination The examination The final exam will consist of seven questions divided into two sections Section

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