Oct 25, 2020  
2019-2020 University Bulletin 
    
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HIST 344 - Historical Experience of Women in the United States

3 hours


This course examines women’s history from the colonial period to the present. Readings, assignments, and discussion uncover the tremendously varied experiences of women in America. Understanding how race, class, gender and region have impacted the lives of American women is central to our examination. Throughout the course readings and discussion focus on women’s work, political restrictions and opportunities, family relations, formal and informal networks of power, and the construction of gendered identities.

This course may be applied to the United States history concentration.

Listed also as AMST 344 .

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101 

This course will satisfy the core area requirement in history.



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