Jul 18, 2024  
2015-16 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2015-16 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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WS 326 - Women in American History

Credits: 3

Survey of the experiences of women in America from the seventeenth-century colonial settlements to the present, focusing on changes in the conceptions of womanhood and in the realities of women’s lives and work. Women’s participation in the social, economic, political, and cultural spheres will be studied in terms of the lives of ordinary women as well as of prominent individuals. Topics explored will include women’s domestic and wage work, marital patterns, the concept of sisterhood, the institutions of marriage and the family, legal rights, education, social and political movements.

Also Listed as: HIS 326 

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