HIST 228

Women in America

Women’s experiences and past identities in America have been shaped by household structure and economics, religion, cultural assumptions and access to public life, among other factors. This course examines the history of women in America as daughters, mothers, wives, workers, individuals, and public actors to account for changing patterns of experience, opportunity and achievement. Offered alternate years. May be counted as a discipline-based core course toward the minor in gender studies. V.1, V.5

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