Topics in U.S. History
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Study of historical topics or periods of special interest.
Topics announced in advance. May be repeated for credit when topic is different.
Section Information from the Schedule of Classes for Fall 2011
Women's History to 1877 —
Cynthia A. Kierner
10:30 AM to 11:45 AM MW — East Building 122
This course examines the experiences of women in the territory that became the United States, from the era of European colonization through the aftermath of the Civil War. Special emphasis is placed on the evolution of gender ideals and women’s public roles, as well as on the relative impact of race, class, and region in shaping women’s lives.
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