Courses: History of Gender and U.S. Women to 1870 (HISTH204A01)

Fall 2009

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, Hall 112

Meeting Times

TTh 2:30-4:00