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Slides for Class

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Prep for Class

Read Travels in Africa and Asia (Ibn Battuta)

Tweet your comments/questions/quotes. Include the tags #hwc111 and #c22

Due: Tweets are expected from Group B this time around.

Grading: Tweets graded for completion, with the expectation that you will do your own quality control. 


Optional Reading

  • TEAIP: Chapter 3, "Nubia," 67-70; Chapter 14, "New Islamic Empires," 333-336; Review Chapter 8, "The Spread of Christianity," 202-203 and Chapter 14, "Indian Ocean Trade," 338-340.

Watch for Class


Materials for Class

Entry Tweet (to be completed on arrival in class)

  • On Twitter or via Tweetdeck, using #hwc111 #c22:
    • "Africa" carries specific connotations in contemporary media and news. What comes to mind when you hear "Africa"?

Exit Tweet (to be completed at the end of class)

  • On Twitter or via Tweetdeck, using #hwc111 #c22, tell me who or what you thought was significant in today's class AND why you thought the person, thing, or idea was significant.