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WGST 3230 History of Feminism

3 hours; 3 credits

Definitions of feminism; feminists in the Renaissance and early modern Europe; feminist demands arising from the French Revolution; early radical feminism in the United States, France, and the Germanies; liberal and Marxist feminism; women's movements from the 1850s to World War I in the West; the development of women's movements outside of Europe and America; imperialism, feminism, and national independence; the "second wave": women's liberation movements since 1968. This course is the same as History 3335.

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


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