Courses: History of Gender and U.S. Women to 1870 (HISTH204B01)

Spring 2013

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 Limit:35

Location

Haverford, Link 309

Meeting Times

WF 2:30-4:00