Regional Geography 105
Berlin Conference of 1884
It is critical that you come to class having read "Berlin Conference and the Expansion of Europe: A Conclusion" by H. L. Wesseling, and "Results of the Berlin West Africa Conference: An Assessment" by G. N. Uzoigwe. Lecture for this topic will consist of going through the Wesseling and Uzoigwe articles paragraph by paragraph. It is strongly recommended that you have these articles printed out for class, and that you number the paragraphs so that you may easily follow along with the analysis of each article.
Discussion of the Berlin Conference of 1884
Class discussion of Wesseling's and Uzoigwe's views on the significance of the Berlin Conference.