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Family and Families in African History


Studies how Africans have defined and achieved family and family connections along with ways that states have attempted to use family--as metaphor, ideal, and unit of political and social organization-to organize African life from the 17th century to the present. 

Satisfies a major or minor requirement in History.
Satisfies a requirement in the Africana Studies major (Geographic Region: Africa).
Satisfies a major and a minor requirement in Gender and Sexuality Studies.
Satisfies a Historical Thought requirement.
Satisfies a cultural diversity requirement.