History and Art History

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 389: Topics in U.S. History

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Section Information from the Schedule of Classes for Fall 2011

HIST 389-002:
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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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Study of historical topics or periods of special interest.

Notes:

Topics announced in advance. May be repeated for credit when topic is different.

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