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HIST3535

The History of Gender in Africa
Credit Hours:
3 hours

Examines the history of gender in Africa, that is, how notions of masculinity and femininity changed over time. The origins of gender constructs and how they were used to affect social, political, and economic behavior. Ancient African notions of gender were later affected by economic development and trade (including slave trading); the spread of monotheistic religions; European conquest and colonization; and, ultimately, globalization.

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