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International Requirement
Meets with ANTH 6153. Anthropological perspective on people of African descent in the United States, Caribbean, Latin America, and South Africa. Begins by looking at the three sides of Atlantic slavery: Western Europe, West and Southern Africa, and slave societies of the New World and South Africa. Examines "maroon" societies founded by fugitive slaves, the threat of slave revolution in the age of American revolutions, and politics of racial categorization and stratification in the aftermath of slavery. Finally, we take a comparative approach to language, the family, sexuality, conflict and class, religion, arts and ideologies among these cultures.