Courses: History of American Women to 1870 (HISTH204B01)

Spring 2008

Limited to 20 HIST majors, 10 to Fem/Gen St., 5 to others.
Enrollment limited to 35 students.
This course surveys the history of American women from the colonial period through 1870. We will consider and contrast the lives and perspectives of women from a wide variety of social backgrounds and geographic areas as individuals and members of families and communities, while also examining how discourses of gender frame such topics as colonization, slavery, class identity, nationalism, religion, and political reform.

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing or above.

Fulfills: SO III


History (Web site)

Taught By

Bethel Saler (Profile)


Haverford, Chase 101

Meeting Times

TTh 2:30-4:00