WGST 3228 Daughters of the Promised Land: Women in American History

3 hours; 3 credits

The history of women in the United States, with emphasis on the last two centuries. Gender intersections with race, class, and ethnicity in the areas of work, personal relationships, and control over reproduction. Women in organizations of labor, religion, and politics, including the feminist movements. Changing images of women. (Not open to students who have completed History 3490 [43.9] topic: Daughters of the Promised Land: Women in American History.) This course is the same as History 3418.

Prerequisite: Core Studies 4 or Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2] or History 3005 or permission of the program coordinator.


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